Seminole County’s ‘COVID callers’ staying busy as cases continue to rise

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — As COVID-19 cases continue to increase, Seminole County’s Emergency Operations Center is trying to keep up with the demand of contacting each person who tests positive.

The county just hired a full team of COVID-19 callers. Those callers made phone calls to more than 800 people on Friday to see how they are doing.

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They even saved some lives after hearing the other person on the other end having trouble breathing.

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