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USAGov’s 5 Apps to Download Now

Date: February 21, 2019

From health and housing to student aid and safety, helpful federal information and services are as close as your mobile app store. Check out USAGov’s list of the top five government apps to download now:

  1. CDC’s Milestone Tracker: This easy-to-use app from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention helps you track your child’s development from age two months to five years. Photos and videos in the app illustrate each milestone and make tracking them fun. (iOS, Android)
  2. USDA FoodKeeper: Is that still good? Every year, billions of pounds of food go to waste because consumers aren’t sure of its safety. This app from the U.S. Department of Agriculture can help you use food at peak quality and reduce waste. (iOS, Android)
  3. myStudentAid: Are you ready for college? Filling out the student aid application is as important as applying to your top school. Learn if you qualify for aid or loans from the federal government by filling out the FAFSA application. Students and parents can now complete the 2019–20 FAFSA using the myStudentAid app. (iOS, Android)
  4. FEMA App: Hurricane and wildfire season is around the corner. Are you ready? This app is your one-stop-shop with tools and tips to keep you safe before, during, and after more 20 types of disasters. Locate shelters and find out where to contact FEMA at disaster recovery centers. (iOS, Android)
  5. HUD Resource Locator: Looking for housing assistance? This easy-to-use app helps you find commonly-requested federal housing resources in your community. Get information on HUD programs, contact resource providers, find homeless services, and more. (iOS)

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