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New COVID-19 online tool to triage people launches in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties

Original post made on Mar 16, 2020

Verily, a subsidiary of Alphabet, has launched an online tool to help screen patients for COVID-19 testing. The tool, called Project Baseline, triages people who are concerned about their COVID-19 risk and sends them to testing sites.

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4 people like this
Posted by resident
a resident of Downtown North
on Mar 16, 2020 at 9:28 am

Is this the website that Donald Trump was recommending the other day?


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Posted by Notdeadyet
a resident of Crescent Park
on Mar 16, 2020 at 10:59 am

A total joke. It asks if you have the serious symptoms -- if yes, then it says call a doctor. If no, then it asks a few more questions, and when you click on the final button, it says "sorry, nothing is available."


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Posted by lrock
a resident of Menlo Park
on Mar 16, 2020 at 11:49 am

Agreed. Useless.


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Posted by Peter Carpenter
a resident of Menlo Park
on Mar 16, 2020 at 12:09 pm

I signed in, answered the questions, meet the criteria and am scheduled for a drive thru test this afternoon.


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Posted by Heather Collins
a resident of Los Altos Hills
on Mar 17, 2020 at 8:31 am

Well THAT WAS A WASTE OF TIME.

After navigating a confusing web site and answer three pages of questions, I get a response:

'UNFORTUNATELY WE ARE UNABLE TO SCHEDULE MORE APPOINTMENTS AT THIS TIME'

Don't waste your time folks. Just sit at home worrying.


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Posted by CrescentParkAnon.
a resident of Crescent Park
on Mar 17, 2020 at 5:44 pm

Triage is a bad word to use here.


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