State Tech, Health Agencies Working With UC on Apple-Google COVID App
The California departments of Public Health (CDPH) and Technology (CDT) are working with two University of California campuses to pilot a COVID-19 exposure notification app recently released by Apple and Google. The pilot's success will be a determiner on whether the state makes the technology "available to all people statewide," CDT Director and state Chief Information Officer Amy Tong said in a statement, noting residents would still have to opt in.
After working together earlier this month with the private sector to stand up a COVID-19 data reporting solution, two linchpin state agencies are teaming again — this time with a state university system and two tech pioneers on pilots of virus notification.
The California departments of Public Health (CDPH) and Technology...