More free COVID-19 testing being offered in Lexington
Health officials say the virus is disproportionately affecting the city’s African-American and Hispanic populations.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - More free COVID-19 testing is being offered in Lexington this week.
Health officials say the virus is disproportionately affecting the city’s African-American and Hispanic populations. The health dept. says of the 1,775 total cases on Tuesday, 402 are among African-Americans and 464 identify as Hispanic.
The testing will be at Shiloh Baptist Church at 237 E. Fifth St. later this week:
- 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, July 9
- 2-8 p.m. Friday, July 10
- 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 11
Drive-ups and walk-ups will be accepted. No appointment is necessary. Testers will ask for insurance, but testing is free, even without insurance.
For more information, call the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department’s COVID-19 hotline at 859-899-2222.
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