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Add Your Phone. Stop the Spread.

Download the app to get COVID-19 exposure alerts and help protect your community while maintaining your privacy.
Get COVID-19 Exposure Alerts
Add Your Phone. Stop the Spread.

Thank you for doing your part to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in New York by using the COVID Alert NY app and protecting your community through exposure alerts!

New York State has transitioned users from COVID Alert NY to NYS ENX: New York State Exposure Notifications for iPhone and Android. NYS ENX operates using the same voluntary, anonymous, exposure-notification technology as COVID Alert NY.

You are encouraged to enable NYS ENX: New York Exposure Notifications for iPhone and Android.

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The free mobile apps–available to anyone 18 or older who lives, works, or attends college in New York or New Jersey–are available for download from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store. NYS ENX is available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Bengali, Korean, Russian, Haitian Creole, Yiddish and Arabic.

Download the free app to your smartphone to receive an alert if you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

What You Can Do

Opt-in to receive alerts if you have had a potential exposure to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Your phone exchanges a secure random code with the other phone to record that they were near.

Request a code through the app if you receive a positive test result by selecting "Share a Positive COVID-19 Diagnosis"

Privacy is Protected

The app will never collect, transmit or store your personal information and is completely anonymous.

Your Location is Never Tracked

Your location will never be tracked, the app uses bluetooth technology to sense when another person with the same app comes within 6 feet. Your phone exchanges a secure code with the other phone to record that they were near. 

Exposure Notifications and Your Privacy

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