OCHD REMINDS TESTING IS NOW AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE IN NEW JERSEY!
You could have COVID-19 and not even know it. Find out if you have COVID-19 at any of the 250 testing sites across New Jersey. It’s quick and easy. You don’t need insurance and free testing is available. Anyone who wants a test, can now get one.
At the link below, you can locate a testing site near you, learn how to get tested, and find key information about New Jersey’s testing program and related resources.
In Ocean County, residents have the option of getting tested at the COVID-19 drive thru testing site located at Ocean County College. Please visit the Ocean County Health Department website at www.ochd.org for clinic dates and times and to schedule an appointment or call 732-341-9700 ext.7411.
It’s especially important to get tested if:
1. You are experiencing symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, sore throat, muscle pain, shivering, headache, or new loss of taste or smell) 2. You have been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 3. You are an essential worker (health care worker, first responder, food service worker, or transit worker) 4. You were recently in a large crowd where social distancing was hard to maintain 5. You recently traveled to an area or a state with high COVID-19 infection rates
For more information regarding COVID-19 testing information and guidelines please visit the OCHD website at www.ochd.org. The OCHD is also providing a general COVID-19 Information Call Hot Line for residents and clinicians to answer questions regarding the coronavirus. The number is 732-341-9700 ext. 7411.
The NJDOH (NJPIES) hotline is available for questions around the clock at 1-800-222-1222 or by dialing 2-1-1. Other related sources; for medical COVID-19 questions call 1-800-9621253 (24/7) or Text NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive alerts.