Lake Area Health Departments Struggle With Contract Tracers

COVID 19 Health Local News Saturday, July 11th, 2020

With the number of COVID 19 cases rising across the state, area health departments are having a tough time keeping track of positive case movements.

For the Pulaski County Health Department, it’s been easier thanks to help from Fort Leonard Wood.

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Director of Nursing Wanda Laramore.

She tells KY 3 TV many of the more rural departments around the lake don’t have the staff to handle following up with every case that is coming in.

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Contract Tracing is how the health department to find where a positive COVID 19 person has been or who they have been near, in order to issue advisories and self-quarantine requests.

COVID 19 Health Local News Saturday, July 11th, 2020

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