“UC Santa Cruz, Community Foundation Santa Cruz County partner to expand access to COVID-19 testing: The campus is testing samples collected by Salud Para la Gente and Santa Cruz Community Health.”
By working with local nonprofit health centers, the partnership will ensure that county residents will be able to get a COVID-19 test, regardless of their ability to pay.
“Public health data tells us the Pajaro Valley and the Latinx community are disproportionately impacted by COVID-19. Salud Para La Gente is committed to ensuring our patients and community have the best opportunity to be healthy during the pandemic.” – Dori Rose Inda, CEO of Salud Para La Gente (Salud)
UC Santa Cruz reported on the new partnership:
UC Santa Cruz Newscenter: SANTA CRUZ — by Scott Hernandez-Jason
UC Santa Cruz and Community Foundation Santa Cruz County are partnering to ensure the area’s low-income and vulnerable residents have access to rapid COVID-19 testing….