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Safer Illinois: Show Your Vaccination Status

Yes, You Can Upload Vaccines Now Campus life is back — do you have the latest version of Safer Illinois downloaded on your mobile device? Before you head back to campus, make sure you have everything you need to follow the latest health protocols.  Safer Illinois can display your vaccination status for building entry now, as…

App supporting a safe return to campus

AWS Public Sector Blog Team (October 9, 2020)  This Amazon Web Services blog post describes how the University of Illinois uses mobile applications to support a safe return to campus. The University Safer Illinois app can track users’ symptoms, record COVID-19 test results, get connected to medical resources, and help with contact tracing. Safer Illinois uses AWS…

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…

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