PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- According to the CDC, 30% of patients whose race was identified in COVID-19 testing are African Americans.
That data is the motivation behind testing clinics hosted by the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium in North Philadelphia on Saturday.
On Monday, the Consortium is holding another clinic at the Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church in West Oak Lane.
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These physicians say if you are experiencing coronavirus-type symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has tested positive you can come for a free test.
Testing begins at 10:00 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m. outside the church on the 2800 block of West Cheltenham Avenue.
Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium hosting free COVID-19 tests in Philadelphia