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Collaborating to
battle COVID-19

Linux Foundation Public Health (LFPH) builds, secures, and sustains open source software to help public health authorities (PHAs) combat COVID-19 and future epidemics.

Join our Implementer’s Forum

PHAs and their technology partners are encouraged to join our Implementer’s Forum to share advice and document best practices. This is available at no cost whether or not you’re using an LFPH-hosted project.

Use our open source projects

COVID Green™ and COVID Shield™ exposure notification apps are being deployed in Canada, Ireland, and multiple U.S. States. PHAs can leverage their existing IT vendors or we can recommend partners who can customize the software for you.

Latest Tweets

“Ireland in particular stands out as a shining example of #opensource in the public sector”. #covidgreen ⁦@LFPubHealth⁩ ⁦@COVIDGreenApp⁩ https://t.co/uTPcerYgmU

Molly Magarik, Secretary of @Delaware_DHSS:
“Using this app will help us speed up the process of notifying close contacts and even identifying close contacts that may not be known to the COVID-positive individual. And a final benefit of the app is that…” (Thread)

Become an LFPH member

Billions of dollars will be invested in public health IT infrastructure over the next few years. LFPH is strategically positioned to observe and shape those investments, and our members set LFPH’s direction. Membership is free for PHAs and other nonprofit, government, and academic institutions.

Calling all contributors

Help build the tools that will keep us safe

Share your expertise by contributing to an open source project hosted by LFPH. Engineers, designers, documentation editors, and product people of all types are welcome.

Upcoming webinars

Host your public health open source project with LFPH

The Linux Foundation has a long track-record for helping nurture and grow the open source community around critical software projects such as Linux, Node.js, and Kubernetes. If your open source project is being deployed with a public health authority, we would like to talk to you about hosting it with LFPH.