Becker's Healthcare September 1, 2021
As vaccine mandates emerge nationwide, seven states are looking to provide a digital solution for storing proof of vaccinations. Meanwhile, 21 states have implemented bans on vaccine passports in some capacity, according to an Aug. 31 MIT Technology Review report.
Seven states with vaccine passports:
1. California unveiled a digital COVID-19 vaccine record June 11. Proof of vaccination will be required from any in-person event with more than 1,000 attendees, as well as for indoor leisure spaces.
2. Colorado is allowing residents to create digital records of their vaccine cards on a state app.
3. Hawaii requires those traveling to the state to upload proof of vaccination into the states’ vaccine records database.
4. Illinois unveiled the digital vaccine credential “VaxPass,” where attendees of large events may be required to...