The world-class scientists, researchers and medical specialists at UAB are on the front lines in this global pandemic, devoting their skills and experience to helping eradicate COVID-19. Among the newest innovations is the COVID-19 Symptom Tracker Opens in a new window.

Following are comments from University of Alabama System Chancellor Finis St. John regarding today’s announcement from Apple and Google about the new COVID-19 tracing tool:

“We are extremely fortunate that UAB and the world renowned UAB Health System are a central part of the University of Alabama System,” University of Alabama System Chancellor Finis St. John said today. “From day one, our research teams in Birmingham have been on the front line in combating COVID-19 and helping our students, faculty, and staff at the University of Alabama, the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Alabama in Huntsville prepare for a safe return to campus. Today’s announcement from Apple and Google is an excellent example of our team’s extraordinary work for which we are deeply grateful and which will benefit people around the world.”

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