By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Dr. Ala Stanford of the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium is asking for more resources to help her group vaccinate and test more people in Philadelphia. She posted a video on Facebook late Monday night. 

Dr. Ala Stanford Asking For More Resources To Vaccinate, Test More People In Philadelphia

She says 800 rapid COVID tests were given Monday at The Dr. Ala Stanford Center For Health Equity in North Philadelphia and about 45% of the tests came back positive.

Stanford says she’s also having COVID-related staffing issues.