BRANCHBURG, NJ - A total of three new dates have been added to the COVID-19 testing schedule at Raritan Valley Community College for Somerset and Hunterdon county residents.

The new dates are April 27, April 29 and May 1, and the testing site will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

"I want to thank all of the staff and volunteers, especially those on the front line at the testing site, for their dedication," said Somerset County Freeholder Director Shanel Y. Robinson. "They are our true heroes."

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Testing is free of charge, and available only to Hunterdon and Somerset county residents, ages 5 and older. Priority is given to those who are exhibiting symptoms of the coronavirus, and residents must have a valid doctor's prescription, ID and an appointment to receive testing.

Patients must provide a copy of the prescription, either by bringing it with them to the testing site or by sending it via email in advance of the appointment. The written authorization can be sent to the Somerset County Department of Health at with the word Prescription in the subject line.

Patients must schedule an appointment for testing at or by calling 908-237-7150.

Patients must arrive by car, and they are asked to use the main entrance to the college campus, off Route 28.

Anyone who does not have an appointment and a valid prescription will be turned away.