COVID Alert PA is an application for Android that allows you to get notifications about contacts with people who have coronavirus.
This app gives you a chance to get a warning in case you are at risk of getting sick with COVID 19. It is developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, so the target audience is people who live in this state.
A lot of regions in the United States of America currently have utilities like this. For example, citizens of North Carolina can use SlowCOVIDNC.
The app requires you to provide access to your current location and Bluetooth. This allows yout to detect other users nearby. You will get a notification in case one of them has the coronavirus.
Moreover, it is possible to let other people know that you have COVID 19. It is completely anonymous and nobody will find out your name.
There is also the ability to check your symptoms. If you think that you might have the coronavirus, you can find a lot of useful advice here as well as contact the closest hospital.
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