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COVID-19: Contact Tracing (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-07-24

Duration: 00:04:25

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Coronaviruses | Public health


  • Williams, Natasha Host
  • Crews, Keith Editor
  • Khalid, Omar Interviewee


This segment from the July 24, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Natasha Williams’ interview with Omar Khalid, the chief of staff for the Louisiana Office of Public Health. He discusses the state’s use of contact tracing as a tool to help slow the spread of COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus.