Latino leaders urge better promotion of free virus tests

Latino leaders urge better promotion of free virus tests

A person is tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Cesar Chavez City Park in Phoenix. The two-week testing event is aimed at bringing tests to Phoenix's Laveen neighborhood, home to many Latinos and Blacks who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Latino leaders say governments need to do more to communicate effectively with Hispanic communities to ensure people know where to get tested and encourage them to participate. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Just one vehicle of people are tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at South Mountain Park in Phoenix as other testing tents sit idle. It was the last day of a 12-day blitz aimed at bringing tens of thousands of COVID-19 tests to underserved Latino communities in Phoenix but only 14,000 of some 55,000 tests were administered at the park and the western neighborhood of Maryvale, leaving more than 40,000 COVID-19 test kits unused. (AP Photo/Matt York)
People wait in line to be tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Cesar Chavez City Park in Phoenix. The two-week testing event is aimed at bringing tests to Phoenix's Laveen neighborhood, home to many Latinos and Blacks who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Latino leaders say governments need to do more to communicate effectively with Hispanic communities to ensure people know where to get tested and encourage them to participate. (AP Photo/Matt York)
A person is tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Cesar Chavez City Park in Phoenix. The two-week testing event is aimed at bringing tests to Phoenix's Laveen neighborhood, home to many Latinos and Blacks who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Latino leaders say governments need to do more to communicate effectively with Hispanic communities to ensure people know where to get tested and encourage them to participate. (AP Photo/Matt York)
A lady speaks with National Guard solders prior to being tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Cesar Chavez City Park in Phoenix. The two-week testing event is aimed at bringing tests to Phoenix's Laveen neighborhood, home to many Latinos and Blacks who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Latino leaders say governments need to do more to communicate effectively with Hispanic communities to ensure people know where to get tested and encourage them to participate. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Health officials sit waiting for people to arrive to be tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at South Mountain Park in Phoenix. It was the last day of a 12-day blitz aimed at bringing tens of thousands of COVID-19 tests to underserved Latino communities in Phoenix but only 14,000 of some 55,000 tests were administered at the park and the western neighborhood of Maryvale, leaving more than 40,000 COVID-19 test kits unused. (AP Photo/Matt York)
A person is tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Cesar Chavez City Park in Phoenix. The two-week testing event is aimed at bringing tests to Phoenix's Laveen neighborhood, home to many Latinos and Blacks who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Latino leaders say governments need to do more to communicate effectively with Hispanic communities to ensure people know where to get tested and encourage them to participate. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Just two vehicles of people utilize the COVID-19 Coronavirus testing site Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at South Mountain Park in Phoenix as other testing tents sit idle. It was the last day of a 12-day blitz aimed at bringing tens of thousands of COVID-19 tests to underserved Latino communities in Phoenix but only 14,000 of some 55,000 tests were administered at the park and the western neighborhood of Maryvale, leaving more than 40,000 COVID-19 test kits unused. (AP Photo/Matt York)
A National Guard solider waits to direct traffic as only one vehicle with people pulls up to be tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at South Mountain Park in Phoenix. It was the last day of a 12-day blitz aimed at bringing tens of thousands of COVID-19 tests to underserved Latino communities in Phoenix but only 14,000 of some 55,000 tests were administered at the park and the western neighborhood of Maryvale, leaving more than 40,000 COVID-19 test kits unused. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Latino leaders urge better promotion of free virus tests

A person is tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Cesar Chavez City Park in Phoenix. The two-week testing event is aimed at bringing tests to Phoenix's Laveen neighborhood, home to many Latinos and Blacks who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Latino leaders say governments need to do more to communicate effectively with Hispanic communities to ensure people know where to get tested and encourage them to participate. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Just one vehicle of people are tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at South Mountain Park in Phoenix as other testing tents sit idle. It was the last day of a 12-day blitz aimed at bringing tens of thousands of COVID-19 tests to underserved Latino communities in Phoenix but only 14,000 of some 55,000 tests were administered at the park and the western neighborhood of Maryvale, leaving more than 40,000 COVID-19 test kits unused. (AP Photo/Matt York)
People wait in line to be tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Cesar Chavez City Park in Phoenix. The two-week testing event is aimed at bringing tests to Phoenix's Laveen neighborhood, home to many Latinos and Blacks who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Latino leaders say governments need to do more to communicate effectively with Hispanic communities to ensure people know where to get tested and encourage them to participate. (AP Photo/Matt York)
A person is tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Cesar Chavez City Park in Phoenix. The two-week testing event is aimed at bringing tests to Phoenix's Laveen neighborhood, home to many Latinos and Blacks who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Latino leaders say governments need to do more to communicate effectively with Hispanic communities to ensure people know where to get tested and encourage them to participate. (AP Photo/Matt York)
A lady speaks with National Guard solders prior to being tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Cesar Chavez City Park in Phoenix. The two-week testing event is aimed at bringing tests to Phoenix's Laveen neighborhood, home to many Latinos and Blacks who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Latino leaders say governments need to do more to communicate effectively with Hispanic communities to ensure people know where to get tested and encourage them to participate. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Health officials sit waiting for people to arrive to be tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at South Mountain Park in Phoenix. It was the last day of a 12-day blitz aimed at bringing tens of thousands of COVID-19 tests to underserved Latino communities in Phoenix but only 14,000 of some 55,000 tests were administered at the park and the western neighborhood of Maryvale, leaving more than 40,000 COVID-19 test kits unused. (AP Photo/Matt York)
A person is tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Cesar Chavez City Park in Phoenix. The two-week testing event is aimed at bringing tests to Phoenix's Laveen neighborhood, home to many Latinos and Blacks who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. Latino leaders say governments need to do more to communicate effectively with Hispanic communities to ensure people know where to get tested and encourage them to participate. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Just two vehicles of people utilize the COVID-19 Coronavirus testing site Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at South Mountain Park in Phoenix as other testing tents sit idle. It was the last day of a 12-day blitz aimed at bringing tens of thousands of COVID-19 tests to underserved Latino communities in Phoenix but only 14,000 of some 55,000 tests were administered at the park and the western neighborhood of Maryvale, leaving more than 40,000 COVID-19 test kits unused. (AP Photo/Matt York)
A National Guard solider waits to direct traffic as only one vehicle with people pulls up to be tested for the COVID-19 Coronavirus Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at South Mountain Park in Phoenix. It was the last day of a 12-day blitz aimed at bringing tens of thousands of COVID-19 tests to underserved Latino communities in Phoenix but only 14,000 of some 55,000 tests were administered at the park and the western neighborhood of Maryvale, leaving more than 40,000 COVID-19 test kits unused. (AP Photo/Matt York)
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