Frequently Asked Questions: COVID-19 & Contact Tracing
covidLINK is more than Maryland’s contact tracing initiative. It’s a way we can all keep each other safe. By getting ahead of the disease, we can help prevent infections, better understand how it’s transmitted, and get closer to returning to our normal lives.
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Frequently Asked Questions from the Maryland Department of Health
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Updates and best practices for Maryland’s companies reopening in correlation with the COVID-19 outbreak.
Reopening Guides and Testing Site Information
Below are guides from various sources regarding reopening our state, testing sites and what the roadmap to recovery looks like from here.
Public Health Principles for a Phased Reopening During COVID-19: Guidance for Governors
This document from the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security provides an assessment of the risk of SARS-CoV-2 transmission in a variety of organizations and settings that have been closed during the period in which physical distancing and mitigation measures have been put in place. We outline steps to reduce potential transmission during the reopening of these organizations and settings, building on the proposed phased approach.
National coronavirus response: A road map to reopening
This report from the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) provides a road map for navigating through the current COVID-19 pandemic in the United States and outlines specific directions for adapting our public-health approach away from sweeping mitigation strategies as we limit the epidemic spread of COVID-19.
Updates and resources below are from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
For more information and recommendations from the CDC, please visit their COVID-19 informational webpage.
Here you will find various resources from trusted partners in our community.
Check out these important resources from the Institute for Community Inclusion including:
- Using Technology for Remote Services: A Guide for People with Disabilities
- What is COVID-19 and Why Are So Many People Not Working?
Find additional documents, view the Institute for Community Inclusion website here.
Tip Sheet - Individuals/Providers Joining a Teams Meetings
This document provides instructions for connecting our individuals/providers to a Teams Meeting initiated or invited by an SCI Team Member.
Click here to download Tip Sheet - Individuals/Providers Joining Teams Meetings (Updated 3/30/2020)