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Worksite Labs' Free COVID-19 Testing Site/LA Church to Serve Thanksgiving Dinner on Nov. 20

By: PRLog

Testing company enters fifth month of free community testing, health services in South L.A.

LOS ANGELES - Nov. 16, 2021 - PRLog -- Worksite Labs community COVID-19 testing site will add Thanksgiving dinner to its menu of services on Nov. 20. The special Saturday COVID-19 testing event will be held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., and the Thanksgiving meal, sponsored by Peace Chapel Church, will be served from Noon – 3 p.m. On-site medical staff and multilingual community nurses also will offer visitors educational support and health information.

The community site is located at 7672 S. Avalon Blvd. On weekdays from 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., free COVID -19 testing is available by appointment and for walk-ins. For appointments, visit Worksite Labs provides PCR tests, with results within 24 hours.

Participants in the Nov. 20, event will have access to free COVID-19 testing, health screenings for blood pressure and blood glucose, and health information and education on heart-health, stress, anxiety and sleep. CPR demonstrations and practice sessions also will be available.

Worksite Labs, in partnership with Peace Chapel Church, began its effort in the South Los Angeles community in July, providing free COVID-19 testing, vaccines, health education and screenings aimed at narrowing the gap in health services for underserved communities. Peace Chapel Church has been supporting surrounding neighborhoods with weekly distribution of fresh produce, along with masks and hand sanitizer since the start of the pandemic.

"We've been in South L.A. for nearly five months, and we want to celebrate the community's commitment to alleviating COVID-19 by stepping up their testing regimens and getting vaccinated," said Gary Frazier, Worksite Labs CEO. "Sharing a Thanksgiving meal is our way of honoring residents and their commitment to staying healthy."

"Our country's most vulnerable populations deserve the highest-quality care and protection from COVID-19. It's our intention to remain a staple in this community for as long as it takes for this community to heal from the heavy impact of the pandemic," Frazier said.

The Worksite Labs South L.A. site is the second of two new community sites open in the U.S. A similar site opened in Brooklyn, New York, in August.

About Worksite Labs: About Worksite Labs

Worksite Labs brings certified COVID-19 testing labs to convenient locations, guaranteeing gold-standard PCR testing with results in as little as 90 minutes. The California-based company has locations across the U.S., including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Austin, Las Vegas, New York, San Francisco and Seattle, and at airports with international service.

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