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Disease investigators work to contain a spike in COVID-19 in Boulder County

 

A significant spike in COVID-19 cases sent Boulder County Public Health looking for reinforcements to help contain the spread. On June 10th, the county's graph started climbing in the wrong direction, with over 175 new cases in just over a week and more since.

BCPH has about 25 people on staff who do contact tracing, a critical step in shutting down an outbreak. That wasn't enough, so the health department reached out to the state for more investigators so they could reach all the positive...



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