COVID-19 contact tracers work to slow disease spread

MaryLue Galligar (left) and Tana Waller are nurses and contact tracers at the Malheur County Health Department. (The Enterprise/Rachel Parsons)

Rebecca Stricker, a public health nurse and contact tracer at the Malheur County Health Department, is tasked with breaking some of the scariest news someone could hear at the moment.

“(You) have been named as a contact to a positive (COVID-19) case . . .

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