Mercer County Offering COVID-19 Testing On Friday

Sarah Salvadore
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MERCER COUNTY, NJ — Mercer County will offer free COVID-19 testing on Friday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CURE Insurance Arena, 81 Hamilton Ave.

The announcement was made on Monday by County Executive Brian M. Hughes. The testing is being provided in partnership with Vault Health Services,

The saliva test is available to residents who are 14-years or older and anyone employed as a first responder or health care worker in Mercer County.

Those going to the arena for testing should use Parking Lot 2 off South Broad Street to access Gate A. Testing will be conducted in the arena concourse. Identification showing Mercer County residency is required, and a smartphone or tablet if you have one. No prescription is necessary.

Testing will be limited to 250 people on Friday, but additional pop-up testing sites will be scheduled around the county soon.

Mercer County also offers at-home saliva test for COVID-19, which can be requested by visiting www.mercercares.org.

If you need help with the online registration process, assistance will be available Friday at the arena. Test kits to collect the saliva specimen will be available on site.

This article originally appeared on the Princeton Patch