COVID Defense is Louisiana’s free, easy-to-use phone app that gives us the information we need to fight COVID-19, without compromising your privacy.
You will get an alert if you were in close contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19. Knowing about a potential exposure allows you to self-quarantine immediately, get tested and reduce the potential exposure risk to your family, friends, neighbors, co-workers and others.
More privacy protection
The app does not require personal info to download or use. If you are exposed, you may choose to share your contact info to receive important messages.
never be tracked.
Bluetooth anonymously exchanges a secure code with other phones to record that they were near, but doesn’t track or record location.
You can opt out
COVID Defense is entirely voluntary, and you can enable or disable it at any time. It’s a community-driven effort.