IATF to require use of Stay Safe app in all establishments, public transport

It's to centralize contact tracing efforts.
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All establishments are ordered to adopt the Stay Safe app and its QR code to centralize contact-tracing efforts, Malacañang said on Friday, December 4.

Government offices, private companies, hotels, and business establishments as well as public transportation units are required to use the app and adopt a Safety Seal, the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Inefectious Diseases said in a resolution.

An establishment can secure a Safety Seal if they “include the adoption of the Stay Safe application and the generation of its QR Code to be displayed in all entrances,” presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said.

The departments of trade, health, labor, local government, tourism, and transportation were ordered to issue a joint memorandum circular detailing the requirements to secure a Safety Seal and the guidelines for adoption of the Stay Safe app.

The Stay Safe app was developed by MVP Group’s Multisys and is free for download.

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Stay Safe is available for iOS and Android.

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