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DC Health Encourages District Residents to Continue to Get Tested for COVID-19

Thursday, August 12, 2021

(Washington, DC) On Thursday, August 12, at 11 am, DC Health and members of the DC COVID-19 Community Corps will be on site at Dorothy Height Library, one of the 16 pick-up and drop off locations for Test Yourself DC.
Test Yourself DC is a program offering the option to either take a COVID-19 test onsite or drop off a test sample at the closest DC Library drop box at no cost. The program enables individuals to take a COVID-19 test from the comfort of their home without having to wait in line at a testing site. The Test Yourself DC kits can be used on individuals 18 years of age or older or by children ages 3 and older with the assistance of a parent or legal guardian.
Members of the DC COVID-19 Community Corps will be demonstrating how straightforward the process is to not only take the at-home COVID-19 test kit sample, but to drop off the test sample as well.
Press is also encouraged to demonstrate the Test Yourself DC program process for viewers.
For the pick-up and drop offs locations and other information, please visit
Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 11 am
Steven L. Walker, Director, Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments
Patrick Ashley, Sr. Deputy Director at DC Health
DC COVID-19 Community Corps
Dorothy Height Library
3935 Benning Road, NE
*Closest Metro Station: Minnesota Avenue Station*
Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP at [email protected].