FLINT, MI– The Michigan National Guard will sign up with forces with the city of Flint to offer totally free coronavirus testing to all Flint citizens throughout Memorial Day weekend
. The totally free, drive-thru screening will be offered 1-5 p.m. Sunday, May 24, and from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, May 25, at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, according to a press release provided by Flint city officials.
“We should continue to be proactive in our battle against this deadly infection, “Flint Mayor Sheldon Neeley said in a prepared statement.”We are still in the middle of this battle and we need to continue to be alert. Evaluating is a crucial tool to stop the spread and save lives.”
Residents do not have to show signs of the virus to be evaluated, nor do they require a physician's note. No consultation is needed to get testing. Testing will be conducted by clinically trained members of the National Guard. Those who are evaluated will get their test results from the Genesee County Health Department.
Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church is located at 2120 N. Saginaw Street, however those looking for testing needs to approach from North Street to the East Hamilton Avenue entryway, according to the release. Individuals who receive screening are directed to remain in their cars and trucks throughout the procedure and exit at Newall Street.
“The church is a place of worship, but likewise a place of service,” stated Rev. Daniel Moore, pastor of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, in a ready declaration. “We invite this opportunity to serve our community and help in the battle versus COVID-19.”
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