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County moves to prioritized COVID-19 case investigations

 

Last updated 3/17/2022 at 3:24pm

A county employee conducts contact tracing. Village News/Courtesy photo

José A. Álvarez

County of San Diego Communications Office

The county is following the national recommendation to reprioritize COVID-19 case investigations to focus on cases reported in people who are at higher risk of developing serious complications from the disease.

COVID-19 case investigations are now limited to people 65 years of age and older, as well as those in congregate living facilities where the virus can spread at a faster rate.

The county will no longer be contact tracing all individuals but will continue to support high-risk settings and outbreak responses.

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