COVID fatigue frustrates some contact tracing efforts, health officials say

Public health officials said Thursday that COVID fatigue is creeping into the Granite State, making people who might have been exposed to the coronavirus reluctant to curtail their activities.>> Download the free WMUR appOfficials said they’re beginning to note some negative reactions when their contact tracers are making calls. They said the negative reactions are coming from a small minority of the people they contact, but the problem is growing.They said it can be particularly bad for people who need to quarantine due to an immediate family member contracting COVID-19.”Because their last date of exposure was the last day that person was infectious, so they could be in quarantine for a long period of time and even longer than the person who had COVID-19, so it’s just very difficult and challenging,” said Beth Daly, chief of the Bureau of Infectious Disease Control. “So we just want people to hang in … Read More