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Get the Safer Badgers App

This is the official COVID-19 app for the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The app provides resources to support health and safety on campus and in the community.

  • Download Safer Badgers app on Google Play

FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS for replacing the APK Android app with the Play Store version. Failure to do this will cause you to lose your health history in the app.

If you cannot or do not want to load the Safer Badgers app to your phone, DoIT has an iPhone lending program.

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Testing

Get tested on campus and privately read your results in hours.

Building Access

Present proof of your recent negative COVID-19 test to access campus buildings via the app's Badger Badge.

Exposure Notifications

Find out if you have been exposed, securely and anonymously.

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Get tested on campus

Safer Badgers helps you manage your testing and stay current for building access.

Learn more about on-campus testing
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Access campus buildings

Show your Badger Badge to Wellness Ambassadors at building entrances. Make sure your badge reads "building access granted" by having a negative test on file and meeting other public health criteria.

Learn more about building access
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Receive exposure notifications

The Safer Badgers app tells you if you may have been exposed to COVID-19, securely and anonymously.

Learn more about exposure notifications

Have questions?

Phone: 608-262-7777

Visit our FAQs page for more information about Safer Badgers.

Get more help on how to use Safer Badgers from DoIT.

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  • Download Safer Badgers app on Google Play

FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS for replacing the APK Android app with the Play Store version. Failure to do this will cause you to lose your health history in the app.

If you cannot or do not want to load the Safer Badgers app to your phone, DoIT has an iPhone lending program.