vaccines

California shares the code for its digital vaccine pass

by • 2 weeks ago

The California Department of Technology published the code to its COVID-19 vaccine pass on GitHub in the hopes other states develop similar products.

Oregon could be next state to launch a vaccine app

by • 2 weeks ago

With COVID-19 cases filling up the state's hospitals, officials are reportedly considering the development of a mobile pass for people to show their vaccination status.

Election disinformation fight offers lessons for pandemic, NGA says

by • 2 months ago

States should respond to falsehoods about vaccines by looking to how election officials countered lies about the 2020 vote, NGA suggests.

California launches COVID-19 vaccine look-up website

by • 3 months ago

A third party is also developing an app that would allow businesses to scan customers' phones to verify the portal's health information is legitimate.

California officials defend $50M vaccine website

by • 5 months ago

The "My Turn" site has been called incompatible with systems used by county-run and retail vaccination programs, but state officials say there's no incompatibility.

States are using Google's 'plug and play' vaccination platform

by • 6 months ago

Google Cloud says its "Intelligent Vaccine Impact" platform has helped some states avoid the technical issues others have encountered.

White House says it will help improve state and local vaccine websites

by • 7 months ago

"State and local governments have been asking for this skill and expertise for a very long time," said Cori Zarek of Georgetown University's Beeck Center.

After crashes, D.C. officials say new vaccine site will be better

by • 7 months ago

A new site with pre-registration for COVID-19 vaccines will replace one that crashed repeatedly, but questions linger over the city's digital service development.

D.C. vaccine portal crashes for second day in a row

by • 7 months ago

Washington, D.C.'s vaccine portal locked some users out for the second day in a row, after city officials said they'd worked with Microsoft to fix the issue.

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