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Wellness First

We're known for providing credible voting information. However, we cannot ignore the impact of the novel coronavirus on black folks.

Please Contact Us to share community-based coronavirus/covid-19 resources.

Health Resources

Note: The contents of this page do not substitute for advice from a health care practitioner.

Question? Call the Greater Philadelphia Coronavirus 24/7 Helpline

800-722-7112

People who live in Philadelphia and its surrounding counties can call this hotline to ask coronavirus/covid-19 questions and receive information about testing sites. Health care providers are available to speak with you 24/7.

Symptoms

This new virus keeps everyone guessing because it shows up in so many ways.

The World Health Organization has published a comprehensive and up-to-date list of symptoms.

You may want to write down dates and symptoms as they come up, so you can easily explain changes to health care practitioners.

Problem Getting Tested?

Some folks are struggling to get tested. The Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium (BDCC) has raised funds to provide community members with free tests. Check out their website for details and locations.

Myth Busters

Are you unable to separate fact from fiction when it comes to the coronavirus/covid-19? The World Health Organization explains myths in fact-filled, colorful ways.