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Free COVID-19 testing May 19-20 in Gainesville
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People are tested for the COVID-19 virus Friday, May 15, 2020, in the parking lot of the Flor de Jalisco supermarket. State leaders spent time at the site in Gainesville’s largely Latino business district on Atlanta Highway as they sought to learn more about the area’s unique issues with and reaction to COVID-19. - photo by Scott Rogers

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More free COVID-19 testing will be available Tuesday, May 19, and Wednesday, May 20, in Gainesville.

The Latino Community Fund and the Gainesville Against COVID-19 task force are working together to offer free testing 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days at 1745 Skelton Road. The effort is in conjunction with Community Organized Relief Effort, a nonprofit providing testing. 

The testing moved to Iglesia Nueva Vida on Skelton Road Tuesday afternoon.

No ID is required, and testing will be available for people walking in or driving through the area.

More than 800 people were tested at the first task force testing event Friday, May 15.

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Lanier is partnering with District 2 Public Health to also offer free testing from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at the Joseph F. Walters Club on Memorial Park Drive in Gainesville..

Corinth Baptist Church will be distributing canned goods at the Boys and Girls Clubs’ testing event.

Free COVID-19 testing

Latino Community Fund and the Gainesville Against COVID-19 task force

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 19 and 20

Where: Iglesia Nueva Vida, 1745 Skelton Road, Gainesville

Department of Public Health 

When: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. May 20

Where: Boys and Girls Clubs of Lanier’s Joseph F. Walters Club, 2094 Memorial Park Drive, Gainesville

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