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Exposure to COVID-19 communicated app to app

WA Notify communicates with other app users


Last updated 12/10/2020 at 12:38pm

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The COVID-19 exposure warning is available on numerous apps.

A new phone app is available for users to quickly learn about COVID-19 exposures.

WA Notify is an automatic tracing app, for COVID-19 that was announced by Gov. Jay Inslee Nov. 30. It allows the user to find out if COVID-19 exposure occurred but does not ask for any personal information, according to

Using Bluetooth Low Energy technology, it detects when in close proximity to other users and will notify on an exposure to COVID-19. The information allows the receiver of that information to quarantine and get any necessary care, quickly, and is intended to...

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