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
May 12, 2021
Somerset County to Provide Free COVID-19 Testing at Mobile Site in Somerset, May 15
Walk-Ins Are Welcome, Prescriptions Are Not Required
SOMERSET, NJ – Somerset County is providing free COVID-19 testing for county residents at another mobile test site on Saturday, May 15, between the hours of 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Howe Field/Colonial Park (Howe Field Parking Lot) located at Elizabeth Ave., Somerset, NJ 08873.
Although the COVID-19 vaccination rollout has begun, it is still recommended that people practice social distancing and get tested for COVID-19 if they think they have been exposed to the virus.
To receive a COVID-19 test, participants must be age five-years and above and reside in Somerset County. At the test site, residents must show proof of residency with a valid driver’s license or state-issued identification.
Participants do not have to show any signs or symptoms of COVID-19 to receive a test. Walk-ins are welcome, and pre-registration is not required. To learn more about coronavirus symptoms, visit http://bit.ly/39n5qx3.
The Somerset County Department of Health is committed to making tests available for all residents. Any Somerset County municipality that is interested in hosting a mobile testing site should contact Justin Berger at SCCOVID@co.somerset.nj.us.
The Howe Field/Colonial Park testing site is sponsored by Clarity Labs, the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners, the Somerset County Department of Health, and the town of Somerset.