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The NHS COVID-19 App

The NHS COVID-19 App

Materials to communicate The NHS COVID-19 App during national restrictions

Please note these assets are cleared for use in England only

The NHS COVID-19 App is part of our large scale coronavirus (COVID-19) testing and contact tracing programme called NHS Test and Trace. The app will be used, alongside traditional contact tracing, to notify users if they come into contact with someone who later tests positive for coronavirus.

The NHS COVID-19 App alerts people at risk of coronavirus, asking them to isolate before they potentially pass the virus on to others as well as providing local area alerts and QR venue check-in.

The app will help the NHS understand if the virus is spreading in a particular area, and so local authorities can respond quickly to stop it spreading further and save lives. The app does this while protecting a user’s anonymity. Nobody, including the government, will know who or where a particular user is.

Key messages include:

  • Download the NHS COVID-19 App today, the simplest way to help protect those we love
  • Protect your loved ones. Get the App
  • Protect your loved ones. Know the risk of Coronavirus. Get the App now

If you would like to give feedback or report a technical problem, please visit: https://faq.covid19.nhs.uk/create-case/