The article has been updated to reflect the new date in Teaneck.

HACKENSACK, N.J. – The County of Bergen/Bergen New Bridge Medical Center community mobile testing program will offer the final week of testing this week it was announced by Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco in a press release. Over 30,000 COVID-19 and antibody tests have been administered at the mobile testing sites as part of this ongoing initiative.

The date of the Teaneck testing has been moved due to the excessive heat warning early in the week.

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All mobile testing dates are subject to change due to weather conditions. For updates visit http://www.co.bergen.nj.us.

Mobile Testing Site Dates and Locations (weather permitting):

Tuesday, July 21 – Waldwick location with Wyckoff & Saddle River as municipal partners

Waldwick Train Station: Intersection of Hewson Avenue & Walter Nightengale Place, Waldwick

** Wednesday, July 22 – Teaneck location, New Date --

Richard Rodda Community Center, 225 Colonia Court, Teaneck

All sites hours unless otherwise noted will be:

·       9-10am for first responders and healthcare workers

·       10am-2:30pm for the general public

All community mobile testing sites will offer the COVID-19 saliva diagnostic and COVID-19 antibody tests. The COVID-19 saliva diagnostic test is available to symptomatic and asymptomatic county residents as well as first responders, healthcare workers, and municipal or county employees who work in Bergen County with proof of employment. Due to demand, antibody testing will be limited to 200 per day and only be available for Bergen County first responders, healthcare workers, and Bergen County residents who previously tested positive for COVID-19 with documentation of prior test results. All mobile site patients will be limited to a choice of either the saliva or antibody test.

Mobile testing is available on a first come, first serve basis and is free of charge to the patient, regardless of health insurance status.

For the COVID-19 saliva test, please do not eat, drink, smoke, or chew gum 30 minutes prior to arrival. Identification is necessary so please bring your driver’s license/ID card, social security card, passport, or birth certificate. Proof of Bergen County residency or that you work in Bergen County is required, bring a driver’s license, utility bill, pay stub, or work ID.  If you have an insurance card, also have that with you.

To make an appointment visit https://www.newbridgehealth.org/bergen-covid19-screening/ for more information.

 

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