The Alabama Department of Public Health is asking Alabama residents who have contracted COVID-19 to fill out an online survey in an effort to learn more about the spread of the virus.

Any Alabama resident who ever tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is encouraged to fill out the survey to help the ADPH improve their contact tracing efforts.

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The survey will remain confidential, and only takes 5 to 10 minutes to complete. Those interested in taking the survey can view it directly here, or simply visit alabamapublichealtv.gov. From there, click on the "Have you had COVID-19?" banner to access the survey.

The survey asks if you've ever received a positive test for the virus, when the test occurred and when you developed symptoms, if any. From there, the survey asks you to provide the number of people who currently live in your residence, to whom you have been exposed in the last 14 days and what activities you did in that time. It will also ask about new cases in your circle of friends and family in the 24 days after you tested positive.

Additionally, the survey provides information on the GuideSafe app, which is designed to help users track their symptoms and the people with whom they come into contact.

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit the ADPH website.

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