Training Contact Tracers
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: COVID-19 Contact Tracing
An introductory course that covers the natural history of SARS-CoV-2, how and why contact tracing is done and important ethical considerations around contact tracing, isolation, and quarantine. Translated learning and subtitles are available in multiple languages.
ASTHO: Making Contact: A Training for COVID-19 Contact Tracers
An introductory online course that covers the basics of COVID-19, effective communication and case monitoring.
NNDITC: National COVID-19 Virtual Skills-Based Training for Case Investigation & Contact Tracing
Virtual training for conducting case investigation interviews and contact tracing interviews. Eligible for members of federal, state, local or tribal health department. Pre-requisites completion of either the JHU COVID-19 Contact Tracing course or the ASTHO Making Contact course.
Other Training Materials
Jhpiego: Training Package for Covid-19 Case Investigation and Contact Tracers
This training package can be used to train case investigators and contact tracers over a seven-day period. Content includes facilitator guidance, slide deck, and supplemental material, including an “e-Binder” with sample protocols, job aids and participant hand-outs. These materials were developed by Jhpiego in partnership with the Baltimore City Health Department as part of the Baltimore Health Corps Initiative and the Baltimore City Health Department Covid-19 Response Program.
Public Health Foundation: Customized COVID-19 Contact Tracing Curriculum
Free service provided for health departments by the Public Health Foundation which involves combining training content, guidance documents, scripts, and other resources from TRAIN Learning Network partners.
CDC Training Plans
CDC training documents for contact tracers, case investigators, and team leads.