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Smart, Healthy Communities Initiative


COVID-19 Apps

Safer Illinois App

In August of 2020, Rokwire rolled out the Safer Illinois App to support the University of Illinois comprehensive COVID-19 mitigation program. The app was retired in February of 2022. 

Safer Illinois Features

  • Coordinated virus testing
  • Delivered test results
  • Displayed building access status pass
  • Provided community health recommendations
  • Provided proximity-based exposure notifications

Other COVID-19 Apps

Customized variants of Safer Illinois, developed by our service partner Rokmetro, have been deployed at dozens of institutions, including universities, high schools, K-12 schools, and large museums such as the Smithsonian. Some of these apps are still in use as of 2022. 

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