STOPware to release New Vaccination Feature to assist with Government Mandates for Vaccination and COVID Testing Requirements for Visitors. Many orders now require that Organizations must either: (1) verify visitors are fully vaccinated, or (2) for unvaccinated or incompletely vaccinated visitors, verify documentation of a negative SARS-CoV-2 test.
Below is a high level description of the new feature which is currently being developed for release in October 2021 for PassagePoint Global to meet these new requirements as seen by the California Department of Public Health.
A new 'Vaccination' Option will be added to the Capture Panel on the PassagePoint Rapid Registration, Pre-Registration, Extended-Authorization and Checkpoint screens.
A sample mock up is as follows:
By default capturing vaccination information will be optional. A new permission will be added in the configuration screen of People Categories named - "Vaccination Information Required". This permission can be enabled for any or all categories. Enabling this would mean that sign in for this category cannot happen without Vaccination or Covid test information. An error will be thrown if vaccination information is missing for the visitor.
Clicking the Vaccination button will open a pop-up window similar to the one below.
In this window the user can select from two options, either the Visitor is 'Fully Vaccinated' or will provide a 'Negative Covid Test'.
If the Visitor is ‘Fully Vaccinated’ the vaccination information of a fully vaccinated visitor can be added. Note: All fields will be required.
a. Date of Vaccination will be the date of the second (final) vaccination dose. This should be the date that makes a person count as fully vaccinated as per the official government guideline.
b. Vaccination Type will be a drop down which will have a list of all valid vaccination types approved. This list will be configurable under System List in PassagePoint.
c. Vaccination Proof will be an image that can be used as the vaccination proof for the visitor. The 'Capture' button next to this label will open a window where there will be an option to:
(i) Either load the camera and capture a photo of vaccination proof.
(ii) Or browse and upload the vaccination image.
Vaccination Proof can be any of the following:
1. COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card (issued by the Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control & Prevention or WHO Yellow Card) which includes name of person vaccinated, type of vaccine provided, and date last dose administered); OR
2. a photo of a Vaccination Record Card as a separate document; OR
3. a photo of the client's Vaccination Record Card stored on a phone or electronic device, OR
4. documentation of COVID-19 vaccination from a health care provider; OR
5. digital record that includes a QR code that when scanned by a SMART Health Card reader displays to the reader client name, date of birth, vaccine dates and vaccine type.(Please Note: #5 will not be available in Phase 1 release of this feature)
d. The View button will allow the user to view the vaccination proof uploaded. There will be a Next and Previous button to see all uploaded images.
Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated visitors are eligible for indoor visits only if they can show documentation of a negative SARS-CoV-2 test where the specimen collection occurred within 72 hours before each visit and for which the test results are available at the time of entry to the facility..
If the Visitor is providing a 'Negative COVID Test' the popup will be updated with following options:
Captured data will include the following:
- Date and Time of test. Note: this will be a required field.
- COVID Test Report which will work similar to "Vaccination Proof" defined above to capture or upload an image a the Visitor’s negative COVID test report
- The View option will allow the user to see the COVID test report(s).
Logic for Negative COVID Test report will be set to 72 hours validity by default. This would mean that the negative test report data will be valid for 72 hours from the date and time specified in the "Date and time of test" field. After 72 hours this data will not be considered valid and new negative test report information will be required to visit. The 72 hours will be a configurable field and the administrator can modify it.
Once the vaccination information is captured it will be stored against the visitor's record. So, a repeat visitor who has added vaccination date in a previous visit and that vaccination information is still valid, does not have to provide this detail again and will be allowed to sign in.
All vaccination data captured will be stored with information of the user account and available for reporting purposes.
STOPware will be closely monitoring additional requirements for Proof of Vaccination as well as Vaccination Booster requirements and will update this feature accordingly.
This feature will require a Vaccination license to enable. Reference STOPware Part No. MA-VAC and contact your integrator or STOPware for pricing.