UNION COUNTY, NJ - Effective Monday, September 21, the free Union County Covid-19 Drive-Through Test Center at Kean University will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. The Drive-Through Test Center is available by appointment to all Union County residents, and to first responders and front line medical workers regardless of their residence.
Union County residents can also obtain free COVID-19 tests on a walk-up basis in local communities, through the Union County COVID-19 Mobile Test Unit.
It is not necessary to experience a fever, coughing, or other COVID-19 symptoms in order to use the Drive-Through Test Center or the Mobile Test Unit. Anyone who is concerned about their exposure can receive a free test, without needing a doctor’s referral.
To book an appointment at the Drive-Through Test Center online, visit ucnj.org. A car is required to use this service. If additional assistance is needed, call 908-214-7107.
To see the Mobile Test Unit walk-up schedule, visit ucnj.org/coronavirus-update/walk-up. An appointment is required unless otherwise noted.
Union County residents can use any Mobile Test Unit walk-up site, regardless of the municipality in which they live.
Upcoming dates and locations for the mobile test unit are:
- Rahway: American Legion, 581 Maple Avenue, Thursday, September 24.
- Roselle: Anthony Amalfe Community Center, 1268 Shaffer Avenue, Thursday, September 17.
- Roselle: Roselle Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut Street, Thursday, September 17.
Municipal governments, non-profit organizations and other community groups can call the Union County Office of Emergency Management at 908-654-9881 to request a visit from the Mobile Test Unit in their community.
Residents are urged to continue observing precautions against spreading the virus, including wearing a face mask, maintaining social distance, and washing hands frequently.