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Oregon tests digital COVID-19 vaccine cards – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-12-01 17:10:33 –

Portland, Oregon (KOIN) —Oregon is testing a voluntary digital vaccine verification tool for Oregon citizens to prove COVID-19 vaccination status, the Oregon Health Department said Wednesday. Announced.

according to OHAThe Digital Platform offers another way to check vaccination status, along with current options such as CDC paper vaccination cards, digital or paper vaccine records from healthcare providers.

If you choose to use digital tools, you will need to provide your name, date of birth, mobile number, or email. The software will check the vaccination status of the user and then email a link to the digital vaccine card to display on the phone.

Using a state-approved digital QR code that indicates vaccination status is available to vaccinated Oregons, but may not be recorded, for example, in a pop-up clinic or in an electronic medical record. .. Not attached to their online health record.

Oregon is testing digital verification tools in an imbalanced community affected by COVID-19. According to OHA, this tool is modeled after similar digital systems used in Washington and California.

According to OHA, the tool will be available free of charge to those who choose to opt-in by the spring of 2022.

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