Elligo Health Research, a Texas-based research organization emphasizing models supporting clinical research-as-a-care-option, has inked an alliance with health data specialists Verily (part of Google) to support the Project Baseline COVID-19 initiative. In collaboration with Gov. Gavin Newsome’s office, in addition to numerous public health authorities in the Golden State, the team seeks to considerably expand COVID-19 testing and risk screening. In following the model of other nations such as Taiwan, wide-scale testing, contact tracing and data transparency paves the way to a more stable and certain path forward.