The University of Northern Philippines implemented the StaySafe.PH: A Digital Contact Tracing System on 11 April 2022 in preparation for the face-to-face classes through the Medical Services Office and Information Technology Infrastructure Management and Development Services Office- Information Systems Development Services initially for the visitors entering the University. 

The said application was launched by the Department of Interior and Local Government and Inter-Agency Task Force as the official contact tracing digital app, which will serve as a reporting mechanism and social distancing health condition reporting and social distancing system.

The implementation of the StaySafePH: A Digital Contact Tracing System will be an avenue in attaining the objectives of the University to provide the needed assistance by its stakeholders and clienteles abiding by the mandates of the government in combatting the Covid19 Pandemic. 

Written by: Arpee C. Arruejo- UNP-ISMDS