News Item – Expert in contact tracing blames provincial leadership, not health units, for shortfalls

But Dionne Aleman, an industrial engineering professor at the University of Toronto and an expert in contact tracing, was critical of the provincial government.

“This is a failing of our provincial leadership and funding priorities, not a failing of our public health units,” she said, adding many were left under-staffed following “deep cuts” last year.

Full article at: Barrie Today (October 14: MSN News, Toronto Star)

  • Lack of funding led to contact-tracing shortfalls, say experts (October 14: Collingwood Today)
  • Local contact-tracing issues traced to ‘failing of provincial leadership’ (October 14: Orillia Matters)
  • ‘Without good contact tracing, there will be more unchecked spread of the virus,’ says doctor (October 14: Bradford Today, Innisfil Today; October 15: Midland Today)