Free, no appointment COVID testing available in Northwest Detroit

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Posted at 9:49 AM, Nov 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-29 09:49:21-05

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Oak Grove African Methodist Episcopal Church, 19801 Cherrylawn in Detroit, is offering free COVID testing on Monday, Nov. 30, and no appointment is required.

The free testing event is in partnership with Wayne State University Health System.

There will be nasal swab testing, antibody testing, HIV testing, blood pressure screening and other community resources.

You can pre-register for the event by testing "WH Cares" to 4-8355. There will also be registration available on-site for those who do not have cell phones.

"It is well known that communities of color, and those persons with limited access to health care, are disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic," said Rev. Cindy Rudolph, senior pastor of Oak Grove AME Church. “In addition, with the number of people out of work, health insurance may be reduced or nonexistent. Accessibility to all health care options is important.”

The free testing is available to anyone, regardless of insurance or if you have COVID symptoms.

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