The Contact Tracer Specialist is a 4-week instructional program, to equip students to serve and engage with communities and organizations in providing health and social service resources and information about COVID-19. An externship is also part of the program.
This program also offers a possible career pathway into opportunities for those who want to become a "certified" Contact Tracer Specialist, to serve communities through health tracing, community health education, provide health-related resources, assist health care teams and more.
A Contact Tracer Specialist understands the community in which he or she serves, acts as a liaison between health, social service and the community to provide information and resources and builds individual and community enrichment through Outreach, Community Education, Social Support and Advocacy
Prepares to be a Certified Contact Tracer Specialist | Required by: Texas Department of State Health Services