COVID Safe - have you downloaded the app?
With the focus on the COVID response now shifting to domestic outbreaks containment in local communities, the Australian Government has released an app to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
The COVIDSafe app will be able to find and contain outbreaks quickly and will mean the Australian and Queensland Governments can ease restrictions while still keeping Australia safe.
Downloading the COVIDSafe app is something we can all do to protect ourselves, our family and friends and save the lives of other Australians. It will help us all to be able move around easier in the long run.
Domestic outbreaks if left uncontained have the potential to spread fast and overwhelm local health systems, highlighting the importance of enhanced testing, tracing and rapid containment health responses when outbreaks occur.
You can download the app through the Apple App Store or via Google Play.