Grand Park church offering free COVID-19 testing this weekend

A church in Jacksonville stepped in to provide COVID-19 testing to underserved communities.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Sanctuary at Mt. Calvary is hosting free COVID19 testing Saturday and Sunday. All are welcome.

Pastor Allen Newman said there is a growing need for testing in African American communities.

Testing will be on June 27 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and June 28 from 12 noon -4 p.m.

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You do not need symptoms to get tested. The World Health Organization (WHO) said data to date suggests that 80% of infections are asymptomatic, 15% are severe infection, requiring oxygen and 5% are critical infections.