COVID-19 Testing Center Opens In Warren County

WARREN COUNTY, NJ — A new walk-in COVID-19 testing center has opened in Warren county, according to county officials.

The site, located at the Goodwill Belvidere Fire House on 689 Water Street, was opened because of the rise in COVID-19 cases statewide, the county reported in a news release.

Though there has been a decline in the number of new cases in Warren county, the county reported on Wednesday that over the past week, there were 415 new and positive cases countywide. During the week of Jan. 17, there were 834 new cases. The county averaged 60 cases per day in the past week, which has declined by half since the previous report from Jan. 19.

The walk-in location, through the Warren County Health Department and Vault Health, plans to be open every Monday through Thursday until March 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. They expect to offer PCR saliva tests for ages 4-years and older. The rapid antigen nasal swab tests will also be available for people ages 2 and older.

“Due to an abundance of tests on-hand, showing up early to obtain a test is not necessary, as there will be enough tests for the entirety of the day,” county officials said.

Find out more information here about the testing location.

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This article originally appeared on the Hackettstown Patch

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