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ABTraceTogether

Help prevent the spread of COVID-19 with the ABTraceTogether mobile app.

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Let's work together to stay safe

ABTraceTogether is a mobile contact tracing app that helps to let you know if you've been exposed to COVID-19 – or if you've exposed others – while protecting your privacy.

Quickly identifying and isolating positive cases is an important part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and preventing the spread.

The more Albertans who voluntarily download and use the app, the safer we'll be, and the faster we can reopen the economy.

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How ABTraceTogether works

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Help keep yourself and others safe

When you venture out in public, avoid close contact with others and use the ABTraceTogether app.

ABTraceTogether uses your phone's Bluetooth to keep an anonymous log of other app users you've been in close contact with.

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Get exposed. Get notified.

If you're exposed to COVID-19, Alberta Health Services (AHS) will use information from ABTraceTogether to contact you on the number you used to register your account. AHS contact tracers will tell you about your risk of exposure and the actions you should take.

If you get COVID-19, you'll be asked to volunteer your ABTraceTogether logs so other users that you've had close contact with can be notified.

 

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Your privacy is protected

Your personal data is only stored on your phone for 21 days in an encrypted format.

Your information will not be shared with AHS contact tracers without your permission.

See how we keep your data safe

How it compares

ABTraceTogether is a contact tracing tool connected to Alberta's contact tracing system. If you test positive, contact tracers will directly notify people at risk, ensure they isolate, and support them in their recovery.

The federal COVID Alert is an exposure notification tool. It relies on infected users to send out an alert to people they've exposed without directly involving contact tracers.

The technology in ABTraceTogether has been used successfully in Australia, Singapore and other jurisdictions.

Features ABTraceTogether COVID Alert
Voluntary Yes Yes
Confidential and encrypted Yes Yes
Connects to Alberta's contact tracing system Yes No
Assesses the risk of an exposure Yes No
Considers when a person was infectious Yes No

Need help?

If you need help setting up, please email ABTraceTogether app support.

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