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Service in Action

Testing for COVID-19, Right in the Neighborhood

In Philadelphia, more than half of coronavirus deaths are among African Americans, even though they make up only 40 percent of the city’s population. In the predominantly Black neighborhood of Cobbs Creek in West Philadelphia, the Sayre Health Center partnered with Penn Medicine to offer free testing for COVID-19 along with mental health screenings during this stressful time.
This is just one of the stories you’ll find in Service in Action, our community impact report for 2020. We invite you to read the stories, watch the videos, and learn about the people who are shaping the way Penn Medicine serves the communities that make us who we are.

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