PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In North Philadelphia, the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium held a free testing clinic Saturday. Eyewitness News was at Miller Memorial Baptist Church, where health care professionals provided testing for people with coronavirus symptoms.
According to city officials, African Americans are being diagnosed at a disproportionately higher rate than other groups.READ MORE: Jonathan Ramos, Brandon Moore Charged For Deadly 5-Car Crash On Tacony-Palmyra Bridge Wells Fargo Center Allowing Fans Back Sunday As Philadelphia Eases COVID-19 Events Restrictions
The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium is hoping to change that.
They’re raising money to help them test more people.MORE NEWS: Retired Chester Firefighter Robert Sanford Placed On House Arrest For Alleged Role In Capitol Riot
To contribute to their GoFundMe, click here.