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Hilliard City Schools plans COVID-19 tracing pilot program with Ohio State

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Hilliard City Schools has plans to develop an early warning system for potential COVID-19 outbreaks within the district through a partnership with The Ohio State University, allowing the school and health officials to plan quarantine strategies.

Hilliard is partnering with the Ohio State University College of Public Health, Franklin County Public Health, Columbus Public Health and the state health department on a pilot project to track district-level data. That project is called the COVID-19 Analytics & Targeted School Surveillance Project (CATS).