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2021 CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY REPORT I 34 ADVANCING HEALTH EQUITY } Q4HE KEY INITIATIVES } ENGAGEMENT Addressing COVID-19 in Black communities: Choose Healthy Life Choose Healthy Life (CHL) is a sustainable, scalable, and transferable approach to address public health disparities and inequities in the Black community by establishing a health workforce in Black churches. Quest Diagnostics became a founding partner and sponsor of the Choose Healthy Life program, providing financial support through the Quest Diagnostics Foundation as well as COVID-19 testing and outreach support, to evolve CHL’s proven model to address the pandemic. “The Quest partnership allows us to confront, in real time, the lack of access many of our neighbors faced with testing. It also demonstrates that faith and science can work together to address our needs.” Reverend Jacques Andre DeGraff New York Chair, CHL; Canaan Baptist Church of Christ, Harlem, NY On Martin Luther King, Jr Day, January 15, 2021— 1 year after the first confirmed case of COVID-19 in the US—the Reverend Al Sharpton and the Reverend Calvin O. Butts III hosted the Choose Healthy Life Black Clergy Conclave, a convening of 100+ Black clergy, America’s leading public health officials, and corporate and scientific leaders. Their goal was to step into the breach and address COVID-19 in the Black community as part of a national mobilization effort to boost testing and health resources. Building on success • Started with 50 churches in 5 cities • Expanded in 2021 to 120 churches in 13 states and the District of Columbia • Close to 60,000 vaccinated in 1,500 events across the country TABLE OF CONTENTS 2021 OVERVIEW COVID-19 RESPONSE PROMOTING A HEALTHIER WORLD CREATING AN INSPIRING WORKPLACE BUILDING VALUE REFERENCES

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