JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise has advised all residents that if they have a cough, shortness of breath, and a fever that they should call the Hudson County Coronavirus Testing Hotlines at 201-388-1097 or 646-862-1161. 

Residents must call and be prescreened in order to be tested at Hudson Regional Hospital in Secaucus, DeGise continued in the video. Those being tested will not leave their vehicle unless additional testing is deemed necessary, and then only at the direction of site medical personnel.

Test results will be returned within 3-5 days.

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"If you have no symptoms but worry you might infect others call your doctor," DeGise advised before encouraging them to practice social distancing.

Testing right now it to find the serious cases that demand immediate care and for first responders so that the can "safely stay on the frontline of this pandemic to protect us all."

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