The C.W. Williams Community Health Center, Inc. (CWWCHC) and the Stratford Richardson YMCA are partnering to provide Drive Through COVID-19 testing for the Community. On July 10th from 9 am to 2 p,m come by The Stratford Richardson YMCA, located at 1946 West Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208.
• No out-of-pocket costs
• No appointment necessary
• Bring valid ID and insurance card if you have insurance
• Tests will be given regardless of whether individuals have symptoms or not
• CWWCHC does not share anyone’s immigration status
• See attached flyer for CWWCHC’s COVID-19 testing schedule through August 2020
Since North Carolina is experiencing increased community transmission of COVID-19 in many areas of the state, it just makes sense, and this includes Mecklenburg County, particularly among those between the ages of 29 to 44. We also are seeing increased cases among historically marginalized populations, especially Black and LatinX communities. Pre-symptomatic and asymptomatic spread is playing an important role. Community mitigation strategies have been eased to allow resumption of activities, and there have been more mass events/gatherings state and county wide, thus leading to more opportunities for transmission. Increased testing, treatment and contact tracing are important factors in controlling viral transmission.
About: The C. W. Williams Community Health Center, Inc. (CWWCHC) is a Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC) and 501(c)(3), non-profit organization established by the late Dr. C.W. Williams and friends in 1981 to ensure that under-served patients receive high quality healthcare. CWWCHC provides primary and preventive medical & dental care, behavioral healthcare, comprehensive HIV/STI testing and specialty care, PrEP, women’s health services, 340B pharmacy services, and community outreach programs for people of all ages. Each year, CWWCHC handles close to 30,000 patient encounters.