Barbers, stylists & salon workers in Detroit can get a free 15-minute COVID-19 test this weekend

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Posted at 3:23 PM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 15:23:49-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said that barbers, stylists, and other workers at salons, barbershops and more in Detroit can get a free COVID-19 test this weekend.

During the press conference on Thursday, Duggan said the tests can be taken Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the location near Woodward and Mack.

The tests are only open to those workers in the city of Detroit. They have to call 313-251-4488 to book a time, and need your name, email, phone number and where you work in Detroit.

Duggan also took the 15-minute test to show people how it worked, and said those workers will get a print-out showing them they are negative. Also, those workers will get a short supply of PPE that includes a face shield, masks and gloves to start.

Barbershops, salons and more are able to open in Detroit on Monday.

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