Originally published on NBCCT on November 12, 2020 • Updated on November 12, 2020 at 11:26 pm
COVID-19 exposure notifications from the Connecticut Department of Public Health are now available on your phone.
COVID Alert CT, the state's official exposure notification system, is now available for Apple and Android.NBC Connecticut
Once installed, the app uses Bluetooth to determine if a user's device moves within six feet of someone who has tested positive for the virus for a total of 15 minutes or more in a day. The app does not share personal information.
Contact tracers will ask users who have tested positive will be asked if they are willing to share "close contact" codes the app has…