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Drive-thru COVID-19 Testing Event for Immigrant Families to be Held on Saturday in Santa Fe

By Somos Un Pueblo Unido | September 16, 2020

Somos Un Pueblo Unido, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and several local organizations will host another COVID-19 drive-through testing event on Saturday at El Camino Real Academy aimed at reaching Latino immigrant essential workers and their families. To-go meals and food bags will also be available for participants.

Santa Fe’s event is one of several Somos has helped NMDOH organize in New Mexico to support access to COVID-19 testing by immigrant essential workers. Through similar testing events this summer, NMDOH has administered over 600 tests to Santa Fe residents.

WHAT: COVID-19 Drive-thru Testing Event

WHEN: Saturday, September 19, 2020 8:00-11:00 AM

WHERE: El Camino Real Academy (Parking Lot) 2500 S. Meadows Rd. Santa Fe, NM

DETAILS:

No-cost testing. No appointment required. No symptoms necessary.

To-go meals and grocery bags available.

Bilingual NM DOH staff will be available.

Although not obligatory, participants can pre-register before the event to save time in line at https://cvtestreg.nmhealth.org by selecting the testing site: El Camino Real Academy

LOCAL CO-SPONSORS:

Somos Un Pueblo Unido, Santa Fe Public Schools, City of Santa Fe Immigration Committee, Guadalupe Credit Union, Communities in Schools, Food Depot, Youthworks, and the Albuquerque Mexican Consulate.

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