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One of the key tools to fight COVID-19 and slow its spread is right in your pocket. Developed by UAB experts in partnership with the Alabama Department of Health and available for iPhone and Android devices, the GuideSafe™ Exposure Notification App is a simple way you can help fight COVID-19 in Alabama.
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Check out this video for more information on what this app is, how it works and how you use it!
Hesitant to hit “download” because you’re concerned about being tracked? That’s not what this app is about.
By integrating secure Bluetooth technology developed by Google and Apple, your identity and location remain completely anonymous, and your personal information isn’t disclosed, no matter what.
Plus, the app won’t drain your battery.
Doing your part to slow the spread is as easy as 1-2-3
Step 2: If you have tested positive for COVID-19, you can choose to report it. Your test will be verified by the Alabama Department of Public Health.
Step 3: Simply keep the app running in the background on your phone—it will use minimal battery and data, but you will be notified if you have come in close contact with someone who later tested positive and reports it in the app.
Let’s work together to move Birmingham and Alabama past the pandemic and get back to the things and the people we love.