Vaccine passport

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker speaks to press at the Hynes Convention Center FEMA Mass Vaccination Site on March 30, 2021 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Erin Clark-Pool / Getty Images)

Massachusetts launches new COVID-19 vaccine verification tool

The commonwealth's digital vaccine pass arrives just days before Boston requires proof of vaccination at indoor public venues.
Doug Ducey
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey at a Honeywell International plant that manufactures personal protective equipment in Phoenix on May 5, 2020. (Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images)

Arizona governor is latest to ban vaccine passports

Gov. Doug Ducey is at least the sixth governor to prohibit government agencies from requiring people to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at an event in the Bronx on March 26. (Carlo Allegri / AFP via Getty Images)

New York is expanding its mobile vaccine passport

An app that allows people to display their COVID-19 vaccination status will go statewide after a trial run in New York City, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
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People walk around Madison Square Garden before the game between the Golden State Warriors and New York Knicks on February 23, 2021 in New York City. For the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Madison Square Garden reopened its doors at limited capacity. (John Smith / VIEWpress / Getty Images)

New York is piloting a mobile COVID-19 vaccine passport

Following trial runs at NHL and NBA games, New Yorkers will gain access to an IBM-based digital wallet that proves they've been vaccinated against COVID-19.