Day of Information
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PHILADELPHIA, PA: As the nation moves into flu season, The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium will begin offering free flu shots to help mitigate the morbidity and mortality associated with the coronavirus. Additionally, the group will continue to offer no-cost, barrier-free coronavirus and coronavirus antibody testing on the following dates and times, at the locations, listed:
DATE: Tuesday, November 3, 2020
TIME: ELECTION DAY
LOCATION: No Testing
DATE: Thursday, November 5, 2020
TIME: 3pm – 7pm
LOCATION: 1312 Willow Street
Norristown, PA 19401
DATE: Saturday, November 7, 2020
TIME: 12pm – 3pm
LOCATION: Victory Christian Fellowship
5220 Whitby Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143
About the BLACK DOCTORS COVID-19 CONSORTIUM:
Dr. Ala Stanford founded the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium (BDCC) in early April 2020 to provide ACCESS, EMPATHY, and ACTION to all residents of Southeastern Pennsylvania. The mission of the BDCC, mitigate the morbidity and mortality associated with the coronavirus. To date, BDCC has tested over 11,000 patients.
BDCC provides barrier-free COVID-19 testing at various locations throughout the hardest hit sections of Southeast Pennsylvania – at no out-of-pocket cost.
BDCC focuses on African Americans in Southeastern Pennsylvania, as the rates of COVID-19 disease and death have been greatest in this group. BDCC does not discriminate and will test all who come to our sites and require our services.
BDCC tests for the coronavirus with an FDA approved system of nasal swabs/PCR; conducts antibody testing; and will offer flu vaccines. BDCC will notify and provide a lab report copy to all patients who test positive for COVID-19 and/or its antibodies. Additionally, BDCC will provide negative lab report copies, by patient request.