FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:September 16, 2020
CONTACT: Chip WashingtonOffice: (901) 222-0113Cell: (901) 422-4300
SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT EXPANDS OUTREACH IN THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY WITH COVID-19 TESTING EVENTSSATURDAY AND SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH AND 20TH
SHELBY COUNTY, TN – The Shelby County Health Department, in association with community partners Latino Memphis, Catholic Church of the Ascension (Iglesia Ascension) and Sacred Heart Catholic Church, is offering free COVID-19 walk-up testing this Saturday and Sunday, September 19 and 20, 2020.
The testing is free and available to anyone, age 13 and older, while testing supplies last. Spanish interpretation will be available at both locations throughout the testing events.
Each person tested will be asked to provide an address and two telephone numbers, so that they can be contacted within two to three days with the test results.
Note: no personal information will be shared with government agencies outside of the Shelby County Health Department and the Tennessee Department of Health.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Free reusable masks will be provided to everyone who is tested.
For more information about COVID-19 in Shelby County, visit our COVID-19 webpage at www.shelbytnhealth.com/coronavirus or call the Health Department’s COVID-19 hotline at 833-943-1658.