University Hospitals setting up mobile COVID-19 testing unit at local churches this week

Posted at 12:00 PM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-21 12:00:23-05

CLEVELAND — University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center is setting up shop at two churches in East Side Cleveland communities where COVID-19 testing is less accessible.

On Jan. 23 and Jan. 30, the UH mobile COVID-19 testing unit will set up at several Cleveland churches to offer testing for any member of the community.

UH Mobile COVID-19 testing unit.

All you need is to bring your driver’s license and insurance card. Anyone wishing to be tested will need to be at least 18 years old and wear a mask. There will be a walk-up and drive-thru option.

Results from tests will be available within 24 to 48 hours.

UH said the testing is not free. While it will not collect payment from patients at the time of testing, if a patient has insurance, UH will work with their insurance plan to process claims for COVID-19 testing and associated services.

If a patient is uninsured and qualifies for coverage under the CARES Act, UH will submit their claim for eligible coverage under this program.

Saturday, Jan. 23

Builders of Faith Ministries
3125 East 93rd Street in Cleveland
10 a.m. to 1 p.m

Greater Whitestone Baptist Church
3348 East 93rd Street in Cleveland
2-5 p.m.

Saturday, Jan 30

Bethany Baptist Church
1211 East 105th Street in Cleveland
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

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