Tag: contact tracing

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators and Kansas’ GOP attorney general said Tuesday privacy is key, as lawmakers prepared to decide whether to rewrite a law that allows people exposed to COVID-19 to refuse to…

In grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, one point can be easy to overlook. We don’t have many reliable tools to slow the spread of the outbreak. Essentially, we have three methods. First, we can stay…

NEW YORK (AP) — Protests erupting across the nation over the past week — and law enforcement’s response to them — are threatening to upend efforts by health officials to track and contain the spread…

Tyler Shelby has never been one to shy away from a challenge. From graduating with honors at Iola High School in 2012, followed by a biochemistry degree from Pittsburg State University, Shelby is now attending…

How do you catch or spread the coronavirus? Much has been said about keeping six feet away and avoiding someone’s cough or sneeze. That’s fine, but additional evidence is surfacing about how the virus is…

In an effort to halt the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Linn County Health Department has asked businesses to keep track of patrons who visit their premises for the next month.  By compiling such…