Tags contact tracing

U. California system expands COVID-19 exposure app to more campuses

by Jake Williams • 2 weeks ago

The app, which tracks users’ exposure to coronavirus, was piloted at two campuses and will expand to five more in the University of California system.

FIU psychologists made a tool to help COVID-19 patients remember who they contacted

by Betsy Foresman • 1 month ago

A new web-based tool called CogTracer borrows interview techniques used by the justice system to help COVID-19 patients remember who they might have spread the virus to.

Hundreds of students' COVID-19 test data left unprotected at University of Kentucky

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

A spokesperson said leaving a spreadsheet with personal information accessible to those outside the university's contact tracing team was a "regrettable error."

At universities, contact tracing app reception hinges on privacy

by Betsy Foresman • 3 months ago

Privacy-minded apps that use Bluetooth to monitor exposures are being accepted, while a mandatory app tracking students' locations at Albion College is getting less favorable reviews.

New app to help university students stay healthy on campus this fall

by Betsy Foresman • 4 months ago

A new app from Terra Dotta provides universities a channel to publish guidelines for returning to campus and communicate health updates to students.

Purdue Global launches free COVID-19 contact tracing class

by Betsy Foresman • 6 months ago

The online course will train students in contact-tracing protocols, legal requirements, effective risk communication and how to analyze collected data.

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