The group hopes to provide access to vaccination records through the framework of SMART Health Cards.Those without smartphones will be able to print QR codes containing verifiable vaccine records.
Public health officials in the United States are issuing record cards to people who have received the COVID-19 vaccine.However, that is not necessarily proof that someone has been vaccinated, as it is possible to forge those cards.
Some airports and airlines are testing health passport apps from the Commons program, which is VCI member.Travelers will be able to board certain international flights if they receive a negative test result from their healthcare provider and receive it. Verification codes via the CommonPass app, for example: New York Times NOTE The VCI method works the same way for vaccine records.
Although the ability to monitor COVID-19 vaccination may be important in returning to normal from blockade and social aloofness. But a health passport app could prove to be a problem. If the airline or employer forces proof of vaccination, those who choose not to do so may be locked out of traveling or returning to work.