HACKENSACK, N.J. – The County of Bergen/Bergen New Bridge Medical Center community mobile testing program will offer additional testing locations to reach more residents across Bergen County, announced Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco in a press release. So far over 3,000 residents have been tested at community mobile testing sites for the COVID-19 virus and COVID-19 antibodies.

Wednesday, May 27 - Little Ferry, Moonachie, South Hackensack, and Teterboro

100 Redneck Avenue, Moonachie, NJ (Moonachie Ballfield)

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Friday, May 29 - Bergenfield

Veterans Memorial Park, Bergenfield (corner of New Bridge Road & Brey Lane)

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 100 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.

First responders are eligible to receive priority testing from 9-10am and the site will be open to the general public from 10am to 2:30pm.

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 so please bring your driver’s license, utility bill, pay stub, or work ID.  If you have an insurance card, also have that with you.

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

“I am committed to expanding our operation in order to make testing accessible to all residents of Bergen County,” said Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco. “We are not out of this crisis and must remain steadfast in our efforts."

"By continuing the mobile testing, Bergen County is demonstrating its commitment to caring for our residents as we fight COVID-19 together," said Bergen County Freeholder Chairwoman Mary Amoroso.

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

The County/BNBMC operated testing sites are separate from the FEMA site located at Bergen Community College.

 

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