Bhalla Encourages Residents & Business Employees to Get COVID Tested

Community: Mayor Bhalla Encourages Residents and Business Employees to Get Tested For COVID-19, Updated Testing Schedule

Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla encourages residents and business employees to get tested for COVID-19 if they were recently in large, indoor settings with multiple households, or at any social gathering where the virus could have been transmitted. The City of Hoboken is continuing to provide over 3,000 COVID-19 tests per week to Hoboken residents and Hoboken business owners in partnership with Riverside Medical Group, Prompt MD, Medicine Man Pharmacy, ivee and the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH). Residents and business employees do not need to have symptoms in order to be tested.

Below is the updated COVID-19 testing schedule for the rest of January. Residents are reminded to wait at least 5-7 days after a potential COVID-19 exposure in order to reduce the chance of an inaccurate result.

New Jersey Department of Health

Date: Friday (January 22)
Time: 1 pm – 7 pm
Location: 221 Jackson Street (Hoboken Housing Authority, community room)
Who: Hoboken and Hudson County residents, Hoboken business employees
Type of testing: Saliva based (please do not eat or drink at least 30 minutes prior to testing)

No appointment needed, testing provided on a first-come, first-serve basis

Riverside Medical Group

Dates: Monday – Saturday (every week)
Time: 8 am – 3 pm
Location: 351 16th Street (Bijou Properties location)
Type of testing: Rapid (Abbott ID Now), and PCR
Who: Hoboken residents only
Link for appointments: Click here or visit http://www.hobokennj.gov/riverside

Note: Riverside Medical Group patients should call their Riverside primary care office to schedule a COVID-19 test and should not use the online sign-up form.

** If you are getting an error message on the Riverside link to schedule an appointment, please first clear your browsing data (history, cashed items) and try again, as a new form is now being utilized by Riverside **

ivee

Date: Wednesday, January 27
Time: 8 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Multi-Service Center (124 Grand Street, 2nd floor gymnasium)
Type of testing: PCR
Who: Hoboken residents, Hoboken business employees
Link for appointments: http://www.hobokennj.gov/ivee

Prompt MD

Dates: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Time: 8 am – 3 pm
Location: 605 Jackson Street
Type of testing: PCR
Who: Hoboken residents
Link for appointmentshttp://www.hobokennj.gov/promptmd

Medicine Man Pharmacy

Date: Wednesdays and Saturdays
Time: 2 – 7 pm (Wednesdays), 9 am – 1 pm (Saturdays)
Location: 605 Jackson Street
Type of testing: PCR
Who: Hoboken residents, Hoboken business employees
Link for appointmentshttp://www.hobokennj.gov/medicineman

To stay up to date on testing schedules and options, please visit http://www.hobokennj.gov/testing.

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