The Protect Scotland app from NHS Scotland’s Test and Protect is a free mobile phone app designed to help us protect each other, reduce the spread of coronavirus, and avoid further lockdowns.
Having now seen multiple local outbreaks, we must all take appropriate action to prevent more.
The app will alert you if you have been in close contact with another app user who tests positive for coronavirus. And if you test positive, it can help in determining contacts that you may have otherwise missed while keeping your information private and anonymous.
Using the Protect Scotland app, along with sticking to current public health measures, will help us to stay safe when we meet up, socialise, work or travel.