Sellick: Notification Tool for COVID-19 Exposure

Published November 20, 2020

There’s a new tool in the fight against COVID-19, and it’s a slightly different take on contact tracing. Dubbed Not Jolly, the online tool allows people with COVID-19 to anonymously notify others that they’ve been exposed to the virus. John A. Sellick Jr., DO, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, notes: “There are a number of apps, including those developed by health authorities … their performance is uncertain and there are persistent concerns about confidentiality of your personal info.”