Apple Launches COVID-19 App and Website: Here’s Everything You Need to Know


Apple has developed and launched a new app and website for COVID-19 following the guidance of the CDC. This app aims to spread awareness amongst the users about the coronavirus outbreak, its symptoms, and the necessary steps that could help to curb the same.

The COVID-19 screening app and website have been developed in partnership with the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), The White House Coronavirus Task Force, and FEMA. The tech giant has partnered with the CDC to offer authentic and reliable to the users.

The COVID-19 app and screening website asks the users several simple questions such as the possible symptoms, location, travel, and risk factors associated with it. Based upon the answers given, it will provide an up to date appropriate guidance from CDC, as stated by the White House officials.

Also, the app and website would provide answers to frequently asked questions related to coronavirus disease according to the official information from the CDC itself. All the information and solutions would be accessible to non-Apple devices as well, such as Windows PCs and Android.

The users’ answers provided on the app and website would not be shared with Apple or any government entity without their permission.

Apple’s headquarters, based in Northern California, has been under lockdown orders for more than a week. Tim Cook, Chief Executive-Apple, said that the company had donated 10 million protective masks to US health care groups via its supply chain team.

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