COLORADO, USA — Colorado officials are looking into a digital platform for residents to quickly access their COID-19 immunization status and demonstrate if they're immune, an official said Friday, though details of the effort remain unclear.
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Scott Bookman, the state's COVID-19 response manager, was asked Friday whether the state was looking into a web service or app for residents to quickly access their vaccination records. Bookman told reporters that the state was "looking into what a customer-facing portal for our immunization registry would look like." He declined to provide further details, but he did say the early-stages program was not a vaccine passport.
Other states and some countries have launched apps to demonstrate vaccination status. New York has Excelsior Pass, which has been called a passport, unlike Bookman's characterization of Colorado's explorations.
Other nations, like Israel and Denmark, also have apps for residents to demonstrate to businesses that they've been inoculated.
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