Over the course of the 2020 NFL season, at the core of the league's success mitigating the spread of COVID-19, is a significant and advanced system of contract tracing.
To-date, 37 individuals the NFL identified as "high-risk close contacts" through its contact tracing have tested positive. Those are individuals who were identified and proactively isolated before they tested positive – preventing further spread of the virus.
Through innovative technology, expert resources and an efficient process, the NFL's contact tracing has been key to preventing spread of COVID-19.
Watch this video for a closer look. It illustrates the step-by-step contact tracing process that has helped keep NFL players and personnel safe this season and keep the 2020 NFL season on schedule.