Statewide testing facilities now open to all residents regardless of whether they have symptoms of COVID-19

Editor’s note: About four hours after this story was posted, the governor rescinded the offer to test all residents regardless fo symptoms because FEMA guidelines. The state would need a waiver to open testing to all residents.

Effective Wednesday, April 22, the two statewide COVID-19 testing centers are open to all New Jersey residents even if they do not have symptoms such as a fever, cough, or shortness of breath.

The sites are located at Bergen County Community College in Paramus and the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel. Residents should bring proof of residency such as a driver’s license with them when they visit the drive-up testing centers.

Hours at the PNC Arts Center: Monday, Wednesday, Saturday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 116 Garden State Pkwy, Holmdel, NJ 07733 

Hours at Bergen County Community College: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 400 Paramus Road, Paramus Campus – Lots B & C, Paramus, NJ 07652  

When you arrive, be prepared to show your identification. Keep your window up. You will be directed to lower the window just enough to slide paper though. Be prepared to hold your drivers license or ID up to the window. Do not exit your vehicle. Restrooms are not available.

For more information about COVID-19, call 2-1-1 with general questions, and call  1-800-962-1253 with medical questions.