Contact Tracing by Community Health Workers in Low-Resource, Non-US Settings

This document provides information on how community health workers (CHWs) can support contact tracing efforts related to COVID-19 in low resource and resource-limited non-U.S. settings. The considerations provided can be adapted to follow national or local guidelines and account for local context.

This document is intended for CDC country offices, Ministries of Health (MoH), subnational public health authorities, and other implementing partners in low resource and limited-resource non-U.S. settings. Local stakeholders can be engaged in the planning and decision-making process by providing feedback on proposed roles for CHWs.

Last modified: December 6, 2020

Language: English