Latest Update from EU on COVID-19 Contact-Tracing

Apr 23, 2020

The eHealth Network, a Commission-supported voluntary network that provides a platform for Member States' eHealth authorities, released an EU toolbox for the use of mobile applications for contact tracing and warning. The toolbox provides a practical guide for Member States in the implementation of these apps and sets out several essential requirements to ensure safety, compliance with data protection laws and effectiveness. The toolbox is accompanied by guidance on data protection.

Find the Commission’s press release here, the toolbox here and the guidance on data protection here.