If you have been following the updates on our website and the news about COVID-19, you should be familiar with the two mobile contact tracing apps available to residents of Alberta.
One is called ABTraceTogether — Alberta’s own tracing app that came out earlier in May:
Then in August, the Canadian government released a new national tracing app called COVID Alert:
For the time being, Ontario is the first province where people can use COVID Alert to report a COVID-19 diagnosis. Even you live outside Ontario, it’s still helpful to download this app. That way, later when people in your area are able to report a diagnosis, you’ll be notified if you have been near them.