Vermont uses text messages to warn of COVID exposure, contact tracing – Burlington Free Press

The latest tools and tactics in the pandemic battle.

"Vermonters who get text messages from 89361 have likely been exposed to COVID, and can expect a phone call from a Department of Health contact tracer. Texts, the latest in the state's early warning system for the coronavirus, will be sent out to potentially contagious contacts between 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Commissioner Mark Levine said Tuesday during a governor's news conference. People who receive the text should immediately self-isolate at home to prevent spreading the disease until further notification, Levine said."

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  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-12-09 15:32:39 -0500