FLINT, MI– Genesee County citizens will have access to free COVID-19 testing July 24 and July 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Flint. Appointments or physician's notes are not needed and all ages are welcome. If possible, residents are asked to complete this registration type before coming to the testing place. The kind will also be available on-site.
Testing will be conducted by the National Guard or by Genesee County Health Department staff, and results will be available in about 2-10 days. This pop-up testing site was made possible through a cooperation between the Genesee County Health Department, the National Guard and the state of Michigan.
Residents are asked to enter the church parking lot through the one-way entrance driveway off North Saginaw Street. Personnel will exist to help with check-in and further direction.
In addition, the Genesee Health System is also holding a no-cost event in partnership with the Genesee Community Health Center Aug. 6 at the Michigan School for the Deaf in Flint from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Registration is open on their site, and individuals are asked to bring their insurance coverage cards ought to they have one. It's open to everybody and interpreters will be present.
Those who are tested for COVID-19 are advised to take precautions later on even if they don't reveal symptoms, such as restricting social interactions, using a mask or fabric deal with covering, cleaning up frequently-touched surface areas and items, cleaning hands often and covering coughs and sneezes.
Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church is located at G5443 Saginaw St., Flint, MI 48505. The Michigan School for the Deaf lies at 1235 W. Court St., Flint, MI 48503. For additional information visit the Genesee County Health Department's site.
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