Tuesday, March 5, 2024

SM joins launch of nationwide contact tracing app


SM joins launch of nationwide contact tracing app

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SM joins launch of nationwide contact tracing app

SM Supermalls has joined the government and corporations from various industries for the launch of StaySafe.PH, a nationwide community-driven contact tracing, health condition reporting, and social distancing system. Held at SM City Manila, the launch was attended by top officers and executives from both public and private sectors who gathered together to launch the newest digital platform for fighting the pandemic.

(L-R) National Task Force (NTF) against COVID-19 deputy chief implementer and testing czar Sec. Vince Dizon, Baguio City Mayor and contact tracing czar Benjamin Magalong, Multisys (StaySafe.ph developer) CEO David Almirol, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque, Department of Health Undersecretary Roger Tong-An, SM Supermalls president Steven Tan, McDonald’s Philippines president and CEO Kenneth Yang, and director general of Anti-Red Tape Authority Atty. Jeremiah Belgica.

With StaySafe.PH, people can receive updated reminders on communities  with active COVID-19 cases. The app also allows users to report health conditions of family members confidentially and get tips on what to do if a person starts experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. The StaySafe.PH app can be downloaded via the Google Play and App Store and can also be accessed on https://manila.staysafe.ph/.