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contact tracing agent

Description

Code

4229.1

Description

Contact tracing agents assess the exposure of individuals to infectious diseases, advise them and their contacts about measures to contain the spread of the illnesses and follow up with them on a regular basis. They use texting, emailing or calling people who test positive to inquire about the persons with whom they have had contact with. Contact tracing agents can also do field visits, to check physically if people are respecting the measures of self-isolation or quarantine, as recommended by the authorities.

Alternative Labels

clinical contact caseworker

coronavirus field agent

contact tracing specialist

call centre contact tracing representative

contact tracing representative

covid disease investigator

contact tracing support

covid contact tracer

contact tracing volunteer

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: