DIY for COVID positive follow up
September 9, 2021
By Michele Bever,
SHDHD health director
As COVID case counts continue to rise in the South Heartland Health District, health department staff are finding ourselves stretched thin again. Fortunately, we have access to two external supports to help us follow up on new cases, including an automated survey system and a small team of contact tracers at Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. We’re asking for your help, too.
In mid-August, South Heartland began using Nebraska’s automated contact tracing software system to assist with case and contact investigation within the fou...