Wake Forest Baptist Health physicians first developed the app to track cold and flu-like illnesses in and around the region so that parents and teachers could stay abreast of what if any illnesses were going around that might impact their children at school.
Created in 2016, the Sneez app debuted to the market place as a free iOS or Android download in October 2019.
Then Covid-19 hit. The doctors, who had formed their own company, Sneez LLC at the Winston Starts incubator in Winston-Salem, saw a need their app did not solve but that would become
vital as the pandemic began to pass.TBJ article – Triad physicians create Covid screening platform for employers looking to bring back workers
So they created SneezSafe, a platform available not just on smartphones but on any device that will connect to a browser that allows a company or employer’s workforce to self screen for Covid-19 symptoms.
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