Amazon’s Alexa can now help you find a COVID-19 vaccine
Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices can now help direct clients to COVID-19 vaccination sites, the organization reported today. Clients can ask, “Alexa, where can I get a COVID vaccine?” and hear a list of nearby places to get a shot.
After hearing the list, clients can also ask Alexa to call an vaccination site, which the organization said in a blog entry can assist them with getting information about appointment availability. Making COVID-19 vaccine appointments by telephone is often easier for older adults or other people who battle to utilize online scheduling platforms.
Amazon introduced an Alexa feature that could direct individuals to COVID-19 testing sites in February.
Each adult in the US is presently eligible for a COVID-19 antibody after each state met President Joe Biden’s time constraint to open up access by April 19th. The Biden organization said that 90% of individuals in the US ought to have an vaccination site inside five miles of their home.
Amazon hosted pop-up vaccine clinics in Seattle and is additionally working with health officials to vaccinate its front-line employees in a number of states.
Over half of US grown-ups have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.