contact tracing

Sheila Montague (Photograph by Nathan Cyprys)

Sheila Montague on being a COVID-19 contact tracer—back in January 2020

She learned on the fly how to track the virus. ‘Back then, I was making lines on a piece of paper with a ruler to record the temperatures,’ she says. ‘Now it’s so streamlined.’

Ashby, a contact tracer, normally works in a prenatal program: ‘We don’t deal with death’ (Photograph by Nathan Cyprys)

Contact tracers are the new front line against COVID-19

As Canada reopens, our economic recovery rests on their efforts. No pressure, there.