COVID Jobs & Resources

Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) is offering an introductory online course for entry-level COVID-19 contact tracers, for use by health agencies in rapid training of new contact tracers. 

CDC Foundation COVID Response Corps 

CONTRACE Public Health Corps is working to identify, inform, screen & train individuals who are interested in working or volunteering as contact tracers based in standards used by the Partners in Health. They provide this information to organizations that are hiring contact tracing teams. Applying here adds you to a national database for consideration for all remote contact tracing positions.

LSU Stephenson Disaster Management Institute (SDMI) is coordinating hiring and standing up call centers (located in Louisiana and exclusively hiring people in Louisiana) who will be using the SalesForce application to conduct contact tracing.  If you are interested in being a contact tracer, you can an email

A number of job and learning opportunities related to COVID-19 and/or contact tracing are available locally and nationally. They are listed here on the Public Health Jobs Board webpage.

Contact Information:

Martha L. Cuccia, MPH, MCHES
Office of Academic Affairs
(504) 568-5789
School of Public Health
2020 Gravier Street, 3rd Floor
New Orleans, LA 70112