SECAUCUS, NJ - As part of their extensive efforts to prevent, diagnose, and treat COVID-19 both inside the hospital and in the surrounding community, Hudson Regional Hospital has begun providing drive-thru coronavirus testing by appointment, according to hospital officials.

Hudson Regional Hospital is located at 55 Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus.

The statement outlined that concerned residents with a fever, cough, or shortness of breath should first call the hospital at 201-388-1097 to begin the screening process. If, based on a phone conversation with a healthcare professional the patient will be given an appointment for screening and test results will be provided in 3-5 days.

“Hudson Regional Hospital developed our testing system to assure that the community gets the most benefit from our medical staff and the limited number of testing kits,” Dr. Nizar Kifaieh, President and CEO of Hudson Regional Hospital, said.  “We will provide regular updates throughout the Covid-19 crisis and we expect to expand and improve this program as instant tests become available in greater quantities.”