Skip to main content

Smart, Healthy Communities Initiative


An Examination of People’s Privacy Concerns, Perceptions of Social Benefits, and Acceptance of COVID-19 Mitigation Measures that Harness Location Information


Kim, J. & Kwan, M. International Journal of Geo-Information. January 2021. DOI: 10.3390/ijgi10010025

This paper examines people’s privacy concerns, perceptions of social benefits, and acceptance of various COVID-19 control measures that harness location information using data collected through an online survey in the U.S. and South Korea.

Safer Illinois provides digital support for COVID-positive students

A Daily Illini article by Amrita Bhattacharyya describes an overlooked feature of the Safer Illinois app: medical advice that students can get. The Safer Illinois app is primarily used to track COVID-19 test results and gain access to buildings, but it also provides medical advice to students who may be isolating.  Students can use the…

Back to top