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October 29, 2020

Digital tools help Mayo Clinic with contact tracing
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Digital tools help Mayo Clinic with contact tracing
As positive cases of COVID-19 continue to spike across much of the country, the role of contact tracing to prevent further spread becomes more important.

Contact tracing is the process of notifying people who have had close contact with people newly infected with COVID-19, to let them know they may have been exposed. When it comes to contact tracing, quarantining and isolation, timing is critical to prevent further infections.

On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Laura Breeher, a preventive medicine specialist and medical director of Occupational Health Services at Mayo Clinic, explains how digital tools were developed at Mayo Clinic to aid in contact tracing.

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