Wehealth App now Supports Self-Report for Covid-19
A few months ago, Colorado Department of Health updated it's exposure notification app to include self reports. Now the Wehealth app supports it too. The ability for users to self-report their positive diagnosis has become increasingly important as more and more people are testing at home using antigen tests. These tests are becoming more widely available and are being used by individuals who may not have easy access to lab-based PCR testing. This means that there is a growing number of people who may have tested positive for COVID-19, but have not yet received a verified code from a lab PCR test.
By enabling users to self-report their positive diagnosis, we can help to rapidly notify others who may have been exposed to the virus. This is particularly important as COVID-19 is highly contagious, and early notification is crucial in preventing further spread.
Of course, privacy is a major concern when it comes to self-reporting. To address this, we have ensured that all self-reports are completely anonymous. This means that users can report their positive diagnosis without fear of being identified or stigmatized.
The ability for users to self-report their positive diagnosis is an important step in the fight against COVID-19. As more and more people test at home using antigen tests, this solution provides a rapid and anonymous way to notify others who may have been exposed to the virus. By prioritizing privacy and security, we can help to contain the spread of the virus and protect our communities.