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TRACE works by obtaining informed consent of participants to collect their own nasal swab specimen to test for COVID-19. By randomly selecting thirty neighborhoods and choosing a random sample from within each of those census blocks, a random sample of households can be identified. 

TRACE Community provides COVID-19 testing in Redmond, Ore.

Luke Reynolds, OSU-Cascades Beat Reporter
February 8, 2021

TRACE Community, an organization within TRACE-COVID-19 led by Oregon State University that specializes in random prevalence testing of Oregon communities for COVID-19, has expanded to Redmond, Ore.TRACE-COVID-19...

Javier Nieto is the dean of the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and a co-principal investigator for the TRACE-COVID-19 study.

Update: TRACE-COVID-19 project aims to assess, understand coronavirus spread in Corvallis community

Patience Womack, News Contributor
April 17, 2020

Oregon State University researchers and scientists, in partnership with the Benton County Health Department, hope to use the new TRACE-COVID-19 project to better understand how prevalent the virus is throughout...

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