For this assignment, you are to assume the role of a Public Health Officer within a state/territory Health Department, undertake appropriate contact tracing and exposure assessments for a notified COVID-19 positive case in a local school. You are expected to source relevant websites and/or publications to support responses for all questions, with correctly formatted referencing.
This assignment comprises two parts. In Part A you will answer questions that provide background information on the topic and discuss the role of epidemiology in disease outbreaks and surveillance. Part A is to be written academically as answers to the questions asked, supported by evidence.
Part B is a brief report. It is to be written in layman’s terms as a report to a school community.
Answer both Part A and Part B. Refer to the next two pages for further detail.