About the Organizers
Because we need to rely on the community to make this happen, we will be transparent about the project every step of the way. HelpTestBayArea are a grassroots team, composed of community members in Alameda County.
We are in direct partnership with Caring Angels Foundation (non-profit organization). Caring Angels Foundation is a U.S.-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, with a federal tax ID number (EIN) of 26-4678011. Caring Angels Foundation's mission is to promote health, education, and nutrition, particularly in rural areas. For more information, please visit CaringAngels.info
We would like to collaborate or receive guidance from Hayward and Fremont Fire Department for their free PCR testing experience.
Possible Testing Locations
The event location is pending approval, but we have identified two prime locations with optimal testing capabilities.
- Oakland Arena Parking Lot
- Bayfair Mall Parking Lot
Volunteers and Staffers
The event will consist of all professionals and students with a medical background. Community volunteers and/or paid non-profit employees are welcomed by their organization.
Tests are FDA approved, with data supporting the highest accuracy and sensitivity. Avellino Labs PCR testing is already in use by Hayward Fire and is currently collecting data to help control the spread of the virus. We will have a priority list for the day of testing. FDA-approved PCR and possibly Antibody testing based on funding and access to test essential workers, high risk individuals, and people with or without symptoms working or living in Alameda County.