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By Emma Lockridge
Contributing Writer 

COMMUNITY GROUP BROUGHT COVID-19 to TRI-CITIES

 

September 3, 2020

Members of Tri-Cities United that are on the COVID-19 Testing team; Ecorse Councilman Donald Agee, Environmentalist - Emma Lockridge - , State Rep. Tyrone Carter and Gina Wilson Steward - Telegram News and Marvin Johnson - Us Helping Us in photo to right

When the Coronavirus began ravaging our communities of Detroit 48217, River Rouge and Ecorse there was no conveniently located testing site for our citizens. A newly formed group of community members banned together under the name of Tri-Cities United to ensure that our residents receive testing.

Starting in the beginning of June, Tri-Cities member and Telegram Publisher Gina Wilson secured a partnership with Western Wayne Family Health Centers to conduct COVID-19 testing in the Tri-Cities communities. The response was excellent and needed.

Our residents no longer needed to drive to t...



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