The StayHome app ensures that people directed to self-quarantine are complying with the mandatory quarantine requirements. Through the app, a quarantined person can share his self-quarantine status and his location with Department of Health - Abu Dhabi (DoH). DoH can send alerts to quarantined people to stay within the range of movement allowed during the quarantine period.
When a person is identified for home quarantine, DoH will advise him to download the StayHome app from Google Play or Apple Store. DoH will then issue him a username and password to use the app. The quarantined person must enable the app’s access to camera, media, location, audio and calls for the app to work effectively. DoH will periodically send notifications to the quarantined person asking him to check in to his location then. The person has to take a photo of himself to finalise the check in.