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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) public health emergency

For more information about COVID-19 in Georgia, please visit our resource page or call the Georgia COVID-19 hotline at 844-442-2681.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) in Georgia

COVID-19: Contact Tracing

Along with widespread testing and social distancing, contact tracing is an effective public health tool that’s been used to stop infectious disease outbreaks like COVID-19 for decades. The idea is simple: Quickly find out who’s come into contact with a person who has COVID-19; those contacts then quarantine themselves, breaking the chain of transmission to others.

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