An Equity-Focused Approach
Due to longstanding systemic inequities, communities of color are at greater risk of infection and death from COVID-19. These communities also have less access to COVID-19 vaccines and have been more negatively impacted by the economic fallout of the pandemic than white Americans.
Tracing Health is able to provide trusted COVID-19 response service while mitigating the inequitable impact of the pandemic in three important ways:
- Community Focused Recruitment
- Culturally Centered & Primary Language Services
- Comprehensive Training & Workforce Development
This three-pronged approach acts as a continuum that serves our team members and their communities through the current pandemic emergency and into the future.
Tracing Health provided more than 25,000 hours of training to our staff — including staff who have not yet completed their high school degrees — to start them on their paths as public health leaders.
90 Tracing Health employees have been rewarded with internal promotions supervisor, manager or coordinator positions (as of June 1, 2021)
230 professional certifications earned by Tracing Health team members on online platforms such as Coursera.