The Environmental Health & Safety Department (EH&S), in coordination with local and state public health agencies, responds to suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UW community and takes action to prevent further transmission. EH&S fullfills the University's public health responsibilities for COVID-19 case response, including contact tracing.

These videos assist with training new EH&S contact tracers.


Close contact training video

Case interview training

More information

Visitt the COVID-19 Case Response page for more information about the University's response to a COVID-19 case within the UW community.

Student Case Interview


COVID-19 Response and Prevention Team Contact

(206) 616-3344