Apple Maps Now Shows Covid Vaccination Locations In US, Telecom News, ET Telecom
San Francisco: Apple has started highlighting centers and clinics administering Covid-19 vaccines on its Maps app and on Siri in the United States.
The Apple Maps place map for each vaccination site will include hours of operation, address, phone numbers, and a link to the provider’s website, where Maps users can find out more about available vaccines and make an appointment.
“The initial deployment includes more than 20,000 sites, with Apple adding more sites in the coming weeks,” the company said in a statement.
In addition to the data provided by VaccineFinder, healthcare providers, laboratories, or other businesses may submit information about Covid-19 testing or vaccination locations on the Apple Business Register page. After validation, Apple can display information about testing or vaccination locations to people using Apple services such as Apple Maps.
Additionally, Apple has released an Apple Maps mobility data trends tool to support the impactful work taking place around the world to mitigate the spread of Covid-19.
These mobility data can provide useful information to local governments and health authorities, and can also be used as a basis for new public policies by showing the evolution of the number of people driving, walking or using public transport in their areas. communities.
Apple Maps also includes Covid-19 test sites in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and the States. -Unis, as well as Covid-19 modules allowing companies to share special hours. and other information.