Code of the District of Columbia

§ 32–141.08. Contact tracing.

*NOTE: This section was created by temporary legislation that will expire on December 24, 2021.*

(a) An employer must cooperate with contact tracers from the District of Columbia or other jurisdictions by promptly returning calls and messages, providing information about employees who shared shifts with infected employees or were in close proximity to infected employees, and by providing customer lists and contact information or contractor information as requested.

(b) An employer that agrees with DOH or another public health entity to notify particular employees, customers, or contractors that may have been exposed to a person infected with COVID-19 must undertake best efforts to make such notifications and must retain proof of such notification for one year from the date of such notification for inspection by DOH or other public health entity with which it entered into such an agreement.


(May 13, 2021, D.C. Law 24-6, § 108, 68 DCR 003198.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 108 of Workplace Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic Emergency Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Act 24-26, Feb. 26, 2021, 68 DCR 002616).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 506 of Coronavirus Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-328, June 8, 2020, 67 DCR 7598).

For temporary (90 days) creation of this section, see § 506 of Coronavirus Support Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 (D.C. Act 23-326, May 27, 2020, 67 DCR 7045).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 days) creation of this section, see § 108 of Workplace Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic Temporary Amendment Act of 2021 (D.C. Law 24-6, May 13, 2021, 68 DCR 003198).