Affinia Healthcare to Launch Three Additional COVID-19 Testing Stations
On Tuesday April 21st, Affinia Healthcare will begin operating a drive-through testing station at 8960 Jennings Station Road in Jennings, in collaboration with the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis. Services will be available Monday through Friday (weekdays), from 9am-12 noon. On the 22nd, a site will be added at Affinia Healthcare’s 4414 N. Florissant Avenue location, near N. Grand Avenue in St. Louis. This station will be open weekdays from 1-4pm. On Thursday the 23rd, a third drive-through site will be opened at Affinia Healthcare’s 3930 S. Broadway location in St. Louis. This station will be open weekdays from 1-4pm.
“Affinia Healthcare is working very hard to serve our vulnerable and under-represented communities during this crisis,” noted Dr. Kendra Holmes, Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Melissa Tepe, Chief Medical Officer and a member of the St. Louis Metropolitan Pandemic Task Force, reminded that “Screening and testing for COVID-19 are vitally important where chronic health concerns are prevalent, and where inequities exist.”
Earlier this month, Affinia Healthcare established COVID-19 testing stations weekdays from 9am-4pm at 1717 Biddle Street in St. Louis, and at 6763 Page Avenue in Pagedale. Individuals who are concerned they have COVID-19 symptoms may call Affinia Healthcare for a screening. Patients may receive an appointment at one of our five drive-through testing locations, or be given other instructions. The phone number is (314) 833-2777.
Dr. Alan Freeman, President and CEO, stated: “The need is urgent and critical. Affinia Healthcare and our Foundation continue to be so appreciative of the trust instilled by government officials at every level, and the generous support of the Missouri Foundation for Health, St. Louis Regional Health Commission, Urban League, Community Impact Network, Beyond Housing, and various anonymous donors.”