American states are scrambling to staff up on contact tracers, hiring 100,000-300,000 employees to keep tabs on COVID-19 patients and their contacts.
美國各州爭相雇傭接觸追蹤者,需要100,000-300,000人來監視新冠病人和接觸人群。

The job is often (though not always) well paid, up to $65,000 per year, and ideal for furloughed workers with strong social skills.
這份工作通常是(但也不總是)高薪的,年薪高達65,000美元,是社交能力強的失業人員的理想工作。

To get up to speed and stand out on your application, enroll in COVID-19 Contact Tracing, a free five-hour course by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, offered through Coursera.
為了了解最新情況,并能在眾多申請人中脫穎而出,你可以參加新冠接觸追蹤課程,這個5小時的免費課程是由約翰霍普金斯大學彭博公共衛生學院開設的,在Coursera平臺授課。

The course is taught by an epidemiologist and covers the fundamentals of the coronavirus, guidelines for contact tracing and isolation, how to be an active listener, and common difficulties.
由一位流行病學家上課,課程涵蓋冠狀病毒基本原理、對接觸追蹤和隔離的指導、如何做積極的傾聽者以及其他常見問題。

It includes scenes with professional actors, demonstrating typical contact-tracing interactions. New York State, which is hiring as many as 17,000 contact tracers, will require the course for new tracers.
課程中會有專業演員演示常用的接觸追蹤的溝通方式。紐約州雇傭了多達17,000名接觸追蹤者,需要為新的追蹤者提供課程。

The course was funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies in an effort to help contact-tracing programs worldwide aggressively scale and quickly train new hires.
彭博慈善基金會為這一課程出資是為了幫助全球接觸追蹤項目快速發展,加快培訓新員工。

To find a job near you, Google search “[your state] contact tracer jobs.”
想要在附近找工作,你可以在谷歌上搜索“‘你所在州的’接觸追蹤工作”。

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翻譯:菲菲