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FIA, Chicago Organizes Free COVID-19 Testing Event

  By : Richa Chand
Hoffman Estates IL, January 17, 2020 – Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) of Chicago, organized, Free COVID-19 Testing Event, on Friday Jan 15th 2021 at 10:30am, at the Village Hall, Hoffman Estates IL.
As our battle with COVID-19 still continues, and as we try to find ways how we can protect ourselves, and especially the people who are serving us, like healthcare and frontline workers, there’s still a big gap in making these tests easily available to folks who need it the most! Trying to bridge this gap and keeping up with their never-ending passion to serve the community, FIA- Chicago, hosted its first event of the year, Free COVID-19 Testing Event, along with the partnership with a major medical laboratory. DGL Bhavesh Patel provided the testing kits and services. The beneficiaries of this free event were employees of Village of Hoffman Estates & Hoffman Estates police station. FIA members who participated were: Sunil Shah FIA Founder President, FIA President Gurmeet Singh Dhalwan, FIA Incoming President Dr Kamal Patel, Hema Shastri, FIA Vice President & Dr Afroz Hafeez, FIA Director. The event was also attended by dignitaries, Mayor of Hoffman Estates, Bill McLeod and Hoffman Estates Village Trustee Gary G. Stanton.
FIA Chicago is a 501 (c)(3) status, non-profit umbrella organization of other Indian Associations in the Chicago land and Mid-West representing in excess of 300,000 culturally diverse but united together Asian-Indians. FIA also invites all readers to their upcoming VIRTUAL via ZOOM, India’s 72nd Republic Day Event, on Sunday Jan 24th 2021, between 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Tickets/Registration link: FIA Chicago’s Free COVID-19 Testing Event was a very successful event and FIA thanks its media partners, Gurmeet Singh Dhalwan with ADBHHUT Media, and greatly appreciates all its sponsors, supporters and event coverage by ADBHHUT Media. Media Partners: Gurmeet Singh Dhalwan with ADBHHUT Media, Vandana Jhingan TV Asia, Ugandher Nagesh with Swadesh Media USA, India Post, Desi Talk, hi India, Hello NRI, Desi Junction, Divya Bhaskar, Punjabi Times.