Contact Tracer Course
The State of Illinois has reported that thousands of trained contact
tracers are needed to help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sometimes called “disease detectives,” these tracers contact individuals
who have contracted the disease to provide them with support and
resources, and also to gather information about the people and places
with whom they have recently been in contact. Contact tracers then do
additional outreach to those individuals who have potentially been
exposed to the disease so that appropriate education and prevention
measures (quarantine, etc.) can be implemented. This online course is
aligned with the guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC) for contact tracing and was designed in
conjunction with public health officials.
- Must be 18 years of age
- High school diploma or equivalent required
- Must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.
- Students will need a computer with audio/visual capabilities, Zoom software (free to download), and a reliable internet connection, .
Registered students will receive an email with course login information a couple of days before the class begins. The email will be sent to the email address provided by the student at registration. Students must attend 2 live Zoom sessions which will be held on Thursday, December 3rd from 7-8 p.m. CT and Wednesday, December 9th from 7-8:30 p.m. CT.
Questions or Comments: Please contact Deb Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org