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Audio: Public Health Institute Hires Contact Tracers To Help In Spokane

Dr. Marta Induni speaks to Spokane Public Radio about PHI’s Tracing Health program coming to work on contact tracing in Spokane County, Washington.

  • Spokane Public Radio
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Dr. Marta Induni of PHI’s Tracing Health program discusses beginning contact tracing work with Spokane County, Washington, following the program’s recent work in Clark and Skamania counties. Throughout the Pacific Northwest PHI works with the Oregon Public Health Institute on contact tracing. Dr. Induni notes that PHI is initially hiring twenty people for two contact tracing teams.

“Not anyone can do this job. You have to be patient, quick on your feet, have sympathy and empathy even if someone is resistant or angry. You have to be able to sympathize with what we’re asking. ” Dr. Marta Induni, program director, Tracing Health.

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Originally published by Spokane Public Radio

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