The New Jersey Department of Health is hosting COVID-19 testing at a Hoboken Housing Authority building through December 18th, the city announced yesterday.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
The free testing will take place at Monroe Gardens, located at 221 Jackson St., and an appointment or insurance is not required.
Since the coronavirus test being administered is saliva-based, it is recommended that no food or drink is consumed within 30 minutes of being tested.
The site opened yesterday and will remain active through December 18th. During that time frame, they will maintain hours between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
According to the flyer being distributed by the city, the site was made possible through Mayor Ravi Bhalla, Gov. Phil Murphy (D), Hoboken Housing Authority Executive Director Marc Recko, and the NJ DOH.
Data released by the city last night indicates that Hoboken has confirmed 1,516 COVID-19 cases, with 1,112 full recoveries, and 32 related deaths.
The NJ Department of Health is hosting COVID-19 testing today in the Hoboken Housing Authority at 221 Jackson Street from 1 pm – 7 pm. No appointment is needed. Testing is saliva based, please do not eat or drink at least 30 minutes prior to testing. pic.twitter.com/PuBNO7RUo3
— City of Hoboken (@CityofHoboken) December 4, 2020