[PACapitalChapter] Covid-19 Testing and accommodations due to Blindness.

Jason Polansky jaedpo96 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 17:52:22 UTC 2020

Hi Tim,
Please keep us updated on how this goes. The Accessible Pharmacy is
actually about to come out with an in-home Covid saliva test, of which our
care coordinators will be trained to instruct patients on how to use it
Accessibility for getting tested is certainly an issue that we need to work
on solving.

On Sat, Oct 3, 2020 at 3:10 PM Timothy McCarthy via PACapitalChapter <
pacapitalchapter at nfbnet.org> wrote:

> I wanted to pass on some information regarding current Covid-19 testing
> and procedure. On 10/2/2020 my wife Rebecca and I at the recommendation of
> our medical provider were instructed to get testing completed for Covid-19
> due to flu-like symptoms. Testing procedure has now changed since August.
> There were reasonable accommodations at that time if you were unable to
> drive due to medical condition or disability. At this time only drive-thru
> option is available for Covid-19 testing any reasonable accommodation
> option from before has been ceased. If there are locations that are doing
> non drive thru testing that you are aware of please let me know. At this
> time I was told to walk through the drive thru with moving vehicles however
> this would not guarantee that I would even be able to get a test since I
> would not be in a vehicle. I of course will keep you updated. I hope all
> are well and safe.
> Tim McCarthy
> Sent from my iPhone
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