Contact tracing staff are joined by 1700+ academic public health volunteers from the state’s colleges and universities who have been supporting the state’s contact tracing efforts.
North Dakota currently leads the country in contact tracing, with 352 trained contact tracers for its 762,000 residents. It is hiring for multiple roles related to data management and contact tracing program through its Workforce Coordination Center.
North Carolina launched its own Community Tracing Collaborative and is hiring 500 people (job posting).
Michigan announced a plan to hire 3.5k volunteers for contact tracing as part of a state-wide effort, and has since trained over 2k, but has since slowed efforts after it increased scrutiny around its contracts related to the effort.