Gov. Inslee announces contact tracing initiative
Personal information will be confidential, he says
Last updated 5/15/2020 at 4:07pm
Gov. Jay Inslee announced the launch of a statewide contact tracing plan that will allow more businesses to open and more people to be active in public while helping to slow and prevent the spread of COVID-19.
"Contact tracing is another tool in our toolbox for tackling COVID-19 in Washington," Inslee said Tuesday, May 12. "While we need to continue physical distancing, this will allow us to get a better handle on who gets sick and how the virus is spread, which is vital to re-opening our economy."
Local health departments will lead these efforts and the state Department of Health and its p...