Covid-19 vaccinations at thousands of Walmart and Sam’s Club stores can early verify their vaccination status at airports, schools and other locations using the health passport app on their smartphone. their intelligence.
The retail giant said Wednesday that it signed an international effort to make digitally standardized vaccination information available to everyone. The company involved in the promotion has been supported by major medical centers and technology companies including Microsoft, Oracle, Salesforce, Cerner, Epic Systems, Miter Corporation and Mayo Clinic.
“Walmart is the first large-scale manager committed to providing services,” said Paul Meyer, chief executive officer of the Commons Project Foundation, a Geneva non-profit that has developed medical passport applications. everyone has a verifiable safety record of their immunization. “We think many others will follow suit.”
The company says Covid vaccinations at Walmart and Sam’s Club stores will be able to use the free health passport app to verify their vaccination records and then generate a possible smartphone code. Allow them to board an airplane or enter sports areas.
Apps include Health Pass developed by Clear, a security company that uses biometric technology to confirm people’s identities at airports, and CommonPass developed by Project Commons.
JetBlue and Lufthansa have used the CommonPass app to verify passengers’ negative virus test results before they can board certain flights.