News from the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners
Shanel Y. Robinson, Commissioner Director | Sara Sooy, Commissioner Deputy Director
Melonie Marano, Commissioner | Paul Drake, Commissioner | Doug Singleterry, Commissioner
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 9, 2021
Somerset County to Provide Free COVID-19 Testing at Hillsborough Clinic in June
Testing Is Available for Homebound Residents, Walk-Ins Are Welcome
HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Residents can receive a COVID-19 test on June 12, 19, and 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Senior Wellness Center located at 339 South Branch Road, Hillsborough. Walk-ins are welcome and prescriptions are not required. Participants do not have to show any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 to receive a test.
Participants must be five years of age and above and reside in Somerset County. At the test site, participants will be required to show proof of residency with a valid driver’s license or state-issued identification at the testing site.
Although many residents have been vaccinated, testing is recommended for anyone who thinks they may have been exposed to COVID-19. Individuals should wait five to seven days after being exposed to COVID-19 to get tested. Individuals should also quarantine at home before getting tested and while waiting for their test results. To learn more about coronavirus symptoms, visit http://bit.ly/39n5qx3.
For details about the testing site at the Senior Wellness Center at Hillsborough (in English and Spanish), visit http://bit.ly/COVIDTestHillsborough.
COVID-19 for Homebound Residents
The Somerset County Health Department is now providing COVID-19 testing for residents who are homebound. For more information, call 908-231-7155.
Other COVID-19 Testing Locations
The Somerset County Health Department has provided a list of private testing sites. Before visiting these testing sites, residents should call before their visit to ensure they understand the testing site’s requirements. For a list of private testing sites, visit http://bit.ly/COVIDPrivateTestSites
For FAQs about COVID-19 testing, visit http://bit.ly/COVIDTestFAQs
For general information about Somerset County COVID-19 testing, call the Somerset County COVID Hotline at 908-231-7155, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to
4 p.m., or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The COVID-19 testing site at the Senior Wellness Center in Hillsborough is sponsored by the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners, and the Somerset County Department of Health.
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