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More than 1 million users enable WA Notify within first four days

The more people who use exposure notification technology, the more effective it is

 

Last updated 12/4/2020 at 1:38pm

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) announced Friday, Dec. 4, that in just four days, more than 1,000,000 users activated WA Notify, a simple, anonymous exposure notification tool that uses smartphones to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

More Washington residents opted in within the first 24 hours than any other state using this technology. As of 10 a.m. on Dec. 4, the number of phones with WA Notify is more than 19% of the number of Washington adults.

"Opting into exposure notification is something almost every Washington resident with a smartphone can do to help stop the spr...



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