Local AME church to provide free COVID-19 testing this weekend

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – There will be a free COVID-19 done by a local church this weekend.

The free testing, sponsored by Seventh Episcopal District of the AME Church, will require no sign-up or registration and will take place on Saturday, July 11.

It will be located at Greater Macedonia AME Church located on 725 Savage Road in Charleston, SC and happen from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm.

Courtesy: AME7

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