Campus Community Updates: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Messages to the UCLA campus community COVID-19 and vaccine resources All Bruins: COVID requirements  Read the complete health and safety protocols and requirements here. Complete the daily symptom monitoring survey Wear your face mask COVID testing Vaccinations and boosters Quarantine and contact tracing If you feel sick UCLA COVID protocols COVID dashboard See most recent…

I Enrolled in a Coronavirus Contact Tracing Academy

“…Eric Bullard, Dean of Continuing Education and UCLA Extension, told me that the $8.7 million project, which is being funded by the California Department of Public Health, will ramp up to train 3,000 new contact tracers per week from now through the beginning of July.” – WIRED, May 15, 2020 Read More Photo credit: Henrik…

UCLA Establishes COVID-19 Pandemic Response Training Program

LOS ANGELES, CA – A team at UCLA is training thousands of individuals across the state in public health techniques and strategies, including contact tracing, case investigation, and administration, in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. The training program — co-led by the California Department of Public Health (CADPH), UC San Francisco (UCSF), and…

Dr. Alina Dorian Explains the Importance of Contact Tracing

Health experts believe contact tracing is key to stopping the spread of the coronavirus. It involves tracking down people who have tested positive for the virus and asking them a series of questions. Alina Dorian, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health,…