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Gamifying the fight against COVID-19

We're applying gamification techniques that incentivize people to follow the best COVID-19 protocols for their situation.

Serves in United States of America
Created over 1 year ago
35 Volunteers

About the Project


Games are a powerful tool to promote awareness and behavioral changes, including public health. We’re applying behavioral economics & gamification techniques to scale epidemiological surveillance through volunteered contributions. Our aim is to promote awareness and behavioral changes needed to fight COVID-19.

This project is one of three parallel projects that make up COVIDx (

Each one could be a standalone project, but together they can crush the COVID-19 curve.

How far along is it

This project is one of three parallel projects that make up COVIDx (

Part 1 & 2 are already underway with a 4/27 v1.0 launch.

Our stack:

Frontend: React
Backend: Python
Servers: AWS, Google Firebase
Blockchain: Ethereum

Help Needed

Tasks that need to get done

Develop & design the referral/invitation process using Firebase Dynamic Links

Develop & design the process where users earn points for:

Consecutive days spent at home when stay-at-home orders are active
Referring friends to join the platform
Each daily check-in
Each consecutive daily check-in
Participating in local, state, & regional polls
Connecting a wearable
Getting tested

This Trello list is where we'll be working from:

Project details

Who is already working on this

Brennen Hodge, CEO of Citizen Health (

Megan Janas, COO of Citizen health (

James Cunningham, Ph.D., CSO of Citizen Health (

Nabyl Bennouri, Advisor for Citizen Health (

Plus dozens of other volunteers working on Parts 1 & 2.

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