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March 26, 2020, 3:26 p.m. -  UFO

Contact tracing does occur here, though I am not sure of the criteria involved to kick start this process. I will say that over the years our public health capacity and budget has been eroded to the point that I know they are doing everything within their power to manage this effectively.  Now that COVID is more widespread, known and acknowledged to be transmitted within the community (which is only a very recent revelation surprisingly), contact tracing has a much more limited capacity to help. In our over burdened medical system, public health is always the first to feel the pinch because any benefits of health promotion are not seen realistically until decades down the road, well past the expiry of any politician in power, and hey we don't know what we need until we need it ultimately.

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