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Description of COVID Alert CT

COVID Alert CT is the official COVID-19 exposure notification app in the State of Connecticut. It is supported by the Connecticut Department of Public Health (CT-DPH). COVID Alert CT helps to contain the spread of COVID-19 by complementing the ongoing contact tracing programs carried out by the State and local health departments.

Using COVID Alert CT is voluntary and free of charge. The more people who install and use the app, the more effectively the app can help us to contain and slow the spread of the virus.

Once you install and activate COVID Alert CT and turn on Bluetooth, the app works in the background and exchanges anonymous keys with other devices. Keys are long random strings of characters that are not tied to any personal information. Phones will record the keys generated by other phones nearby with the app installed. The app will record the:

- signal strength, and use that to estimate the distance between devices,

- duration of the contact and

- date of the exposure.

To protect the users’ privacy, these keys are only kept on the user’s own device. After 14 days the keys are deleted.

If a COVID Alert CT user tests positive for COVID-19, they will be able to obtain a verification code from a contact tracer at the State DPH or local health department. The code allows the user to activate the notification function in the app. You must use the verification code in order to report a positive result via the app. This prevents people from falsely reporting positive results, and false exposure notifications. CT-DPH wants all app users to feel confident that when a possible COVID-19 exposure is received via the app, that it is a real event.

A positive report warns other app users that were near the infected person in the period close to the time when that person first experienced symptoms of the disease under certain circumstances. If the estimated distance was within six feet, the duration of exposure was at least 15 minutes cumulatively, then the other user receives a notification of a possible exposure. Anyone who receives a notification should follow the guidance in the app for next steps.

CT-DPH takes your privacy and confidentiality very seriously. This is why we chose to use the Apple and Google Exposure Notification API. No personal data or location tracking occurs within this app. There is no need for CT-DPH to know where or who you are, for COVID Alert CT to work.

The Connecticut COVID Notice Privacy Policy is available at https://portal.ct.gov/coronavirus/COVIDAlertCT/PrivacyPolicy. The use of the app is limited to Connecticut and is subject to Connecticut law.

Thank you for downloading COVID Alert CT. Together, we can protect our family, friends, neighbors, and colleagues, and keep Connecticut moving forward.

The app was developed using the Google / Apple Exposure Notification API through a collaboration between Google, Apple, the Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS) and CT-DPH.

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lable: Medical - Apps Current Version:minted1200004 Publish Date:2022-06-06 Developer:CT Department of Public Health

User Reviews


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Jordan Lewis 2020-11-14

The app requires ZERO permissions on your phone. the app doesn\'t know who you are, and doesn\'t know where you are. They did a great job at anonymizing your data. again, GPS IS NOT REQUIRED OR ASKED FOR. it\'s either we install this app or shutdown the country.
Bill Ostrove 2020-11-14

Happy with this app so far. It was easy to set up. I like that it focuses on privacy (no permissions required, data anonimized, etc) while helping me do my part to keep us all safe.
Kenneth Langer 2020-12-14

The exposure notification activation issue I reported in November seems to be resolved. Thanks!
anon machina 2020-12-01

Impressive. I am impressed at the effort expended by the State of CT to ensure the safety of its residents, creating an app to track and notify exposure to the threat of a virus that kills approximately 1% of the population (not counting the elderly and those co-morbid), and at the same time continue with the virus-turned-political-weapon that is the COVID19/WUHAN virus. I recall an era when individuals whom presented a threat to the health of others were the ones quarantined. Ugh.
Diane Smith 2020-11-13

I had no problems downloading this app on my Android phone. The more people who download this app will make this more effective. Will ask friends and family to download as well.
Robin Forbes 2020-12-05

I\'m glad the State is doing this, but being near someone\'s app isn\'t enough. Not everyone has the app. Why aren\'t we informed of cases in our town? No personal information needed. I know someone who is positive, and that would be good to know how many, if any cases are in my town w/o having to go to DPH.
Cara-Lynn Turner 2021-01-05

I work in a residential facility where both staff and residents have cell phones. Not once, with any positive case, has this app notified me of an exposure. Very disappointing.
Tonya Bond 2020-11-15

So far so good. I like that you are not required to put your personal information in to use the app. Im happy they came up with something to notify you if someone nearby has the coronavirus.
Owen Spangler 2020-11-19

Clean interface, and it seems to work well so far. Stop the spread!
Nick-E Nicole 2020-12-29

Why ONLY allow the fingerprint scan option and not offer the password/pin option? (Meanning I cannot access the scanned list). Is it that challenging for the devs to realize we all don\'t utilize/have access to the SAME FEATURES. This app is the equivalent of a paperweight, in my phone.