ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Just two days after announcing that the Robbinsville Township Office of Emergency Management was providing KN95 face masks available for local senior citizens, those masks have been fully distributed, municipal officials have said. Surgical masks that can provide an extra level of protection against transmission of COVID-19, coronavirus, are still being distributed via at the Robbinsville Senior Center in a very limited supply. Those picking up masks are asked not to get out of their vehicles.
Masks are effective only when used in combination with frequent hand-cleaning with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water for at least 20 seconds, public health officials have said often, focusing on the need for continued cleanliness.
To make pick-up arrangements of a mask, contact Renee Burns at the Robbinsville Senior Center between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at (609) 575-2032.
In addition, a testing site operated by Central Jersey Urgent Care is now operational at the Robbinsville Municipal Building located at 2298 Route 33. The coronavirus testing site will be in the rear parking lot of the Municipal Building will be open between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, Friday, April 10, Monday, April 13, Wednesday, April 15 and Friday, April 17.
The nasal swab testing is by appointment with Central Jersey Urgent Care only via online registration HERE for individuals who are symptomatic, or have been exposed to a COVID-19 positive patient. Testing will be limited to one person per-household and will focus primarily on Mercer County residents.
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