4 News Now Q&A: We answer your questions about contact tracing

We know that one of the tools used to help stop the spread of COVID-19 is contact tracing. Washington is training 1,300 people to do this.

Contact tracing identifies and educates those who have been exposed to try to keep those people from infecting others.

But many of you have questions about what happens with your information after it is collected. Robyn Nance took your questions and concerns to Spokane Regional Health Officer Dr. Bob Lutz.

Do you have questions you want answered? Let us know by submitting them here.

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