UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County has expanded the normal hours of operation of its COVID-19 Drive-Through Test Center at Kean University. The facility will be open on Saturday, March 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Additionally, in order to provide a larger number of coronavirus tests for residents, Union County is speeding the process at the COVID-19 drive-through facility at Kean University in the following manner: 

If you have a valid prescription for Covid-19 testing please email covid19test@ucnj.org with the following information: Name, address, phone number, email address, date of birth, and a photo of your script. Then you may directly go to the testing center, which is open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. -- 5:00 p.m.

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In this video, Union County Freeholder Chair Al Mirabella discusses the COVID-19 testing site at Kean University. (Story continues below.)

For the safety, health and security of the volunteers at the site, the testing location will not allow patients without vehicles to enter campus, even with a valid prescription and appointment. If you do not have your own transportation, discuss this with your healthcare provider before scheduling an appointment.

Also, if you believe you may have symptoms of COVID-19, there is a self-assessment tool that has been developed by the State of New Jersey. This tool will assist you to determine what actions you can take to protect you and your loved ones’ health and help determine whether you should be tested for COVID-19. Visit https://self.covid19.nj.gov. ​ 

The Union County COVID-19 drive-through facility is run through a partnership between the County and Overlook Medical Center (Atlantic Health System) in Summit, the Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJ Barnabas Health) in Rahway.

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