Sparrow partners with Lansing’s Union Missionary Baptist Church to offer COVID-19 testing on Saturday

What: For the first time, Sparrow is partnering with a local church to provide drive-thru COVID-19 testing for community members. COVID-19 has impacted communities of color at a disproportionate rate, and Sparrow and the Union Missionary Baptist Church have come together to make sure our most vulnerable populations have access to care. Thousands of people have already received testing at Sparrow drive-thru locations throughout the community. Interviews available with Sparrow and church leaders, along with excellent b-roll.

Where: Union Missionary Baptist Church, 500 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Lansing.

When: Saturday, July 18, noon to 4 p.m.

Additional information: Any reporter or media wishing to attend the event should contact John Foren, Spokesperson, Media and Public Relations, at 517.364.8093or 517.256.1743.


Sparrow, a member of the prestigious Mayo Clinic Care Network, is mid-Michigan’s premier healthcare organization that includes hospitals in Lansing, Charlotte, St. Johns, Ionia and Carson City as well as Physicians Health Plan, Sparrow Care Network, Sparrow Medical Group and the Michigan Athletic Club. Sparrow is affiliated with Michigan Medicine through the Sparrow Children’s Center and with Michigan State University’s three human health colleges. Through these partnerships and the dedication of our 10,000 Caregivers, Sparrow pursues a vision to be nationally recognized as a leader in quality and Patient experience. For more information, visit