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UNC Health Mobile Health Clinic

See how the UNC Mobile Health Clinic is increasing access to COVID-19 testing in underserved areas — and at no cost to patients.

See how the UNC Mobile Health Clinic is increasing access to COVID-19 testing in underserved areas — and at no cost to patients.

Watch the quick video above to see how Carolina is expanding testing in underserved areas.

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arolina is meeting underserved populations where they are thanks to the UNC Mobile Health Clinic, supported by the UNC Health COVID-19 Response Fund. The clinic is providing COVID-19 testing, education and support services for underrepresented communities with historically limited access to care.

We started this project as a community engagement effort to address disparities in health outcomes. We see that COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting minorities, particularly in African American and Latinx community members, so as a health care system we decided to deploy mobile testing to their communities.
– Randi Towns, Population Health Services Manager, UNC Health Alliance

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