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Beyoncé Unveils COVID-19 Testing Sites She Set Up In Her Hometown In New Video

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Beyoncé has set up mobile COVID-19 testing sites throughout her hometown of Houston with her mother, Tina Knowles-Lawson.

The 38-year-old shared a black and white video on Instagram showcasing residents in Houston waiting in their cars at two middle schools to receive free testing on 8 and 9 May 2020.

The video highlighted Beyoncé’s donation, in collaboration with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Start Small Fund, of US$6 million to the COVID-19 relief efforts in April.

The testing sites were launched as part of her #IDidMyPart campaign through the singer’s BeyGOOD organization, per CNN.

Beyoncé kickstarted the initiative after purportedly noticing how the Black and Brown communities were “being decimated by COVID-19.”

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Seeing my hometown do their part and get tested today brought me so much joy. H-Town, I love y’all. ️ . Special thanks to ....my mother @mstinalawson for this incredible vision. To Mrs. Kim Gagne & team. Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee & staff. UMMC, Mathew 25 Ministries, Procter & Gamble, TWC Logistics Core, H-E-B, HPD, HISD, Kappa Alpha Psi, A-Rocket Moving & Storage, Frenchy’s Chicken, MAJIC 102.1, KTSU 90.9, 97.9 The Box - DJ Kiotti and Paul Wall. . More testing tomorrow at Forest Brook Middle School in Houston. 10AM - 5PM . Click the link in my bio to learn more about BeyGOOD.

A post shared by Beyoncé (@beyonce) on May 8, 2020 at 7:05pm PDT

[via CNN, cover image via DFree / Shutterstock.com]