Put to the (Covid-19) Test in West Virginia - West Virginia Strong

Put to the Test in West Virginia

As businesses begin to open up and America passes more than 100,000 fatalities, West Virginians are being urged to do the right thing for their families and communities and get tested. Free Covid-19 testing is now being rolled out across West Virginia. A recent testing site in Huntington WV, sought to encourage more testing by people in low-income communities in the Mountain State hit hard by the virus. This video gives an up-close look at what public testing looks like in West Virginia.


PHOTO IMAGE (Courtesy WestVirginiaVille.com): Cabell-Huntington Health Department physician director Dr. Michael Kilkenny and Bishop Pastor Charles Shaw of the Huntington Black Pastors Association look toward free Covid-19 testing that took place last weekend in the heart of Huntington's African-American community. The drive-up and walk-up testing was an attempt to get the measure of the impact of the virus, especially on low-income communities.

VIDEO: A co-production of WVStrong.org and WestVirginiaWille.com

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