Press Release

For Immediate Release: October 16, 2020

Freeholder Board Announces Free COVID-19 Test Dates and Locations in Union County

The Union County Mobile Test Unit will conduct saliva tests for the public and for the UC-TEST school district program.

Union County, NJ – The Freeholder Board has announced a series of dates for the Union County Mobile Test Unit for the month of October. Free COVID-19 saliva tests will be administered at these events.

The schedule includes events open to all Union County residents, and events that are part of the new UC-TEST Program for teachers, staff and school administration officials who work in Union County.

The Freeholder Board is proud to continue to offer free COVID tests county-wide, as we continue to work to keep our communities safe,” said Freeholder Chairman, Alexander Mirabella. “We encourage residents to get tested if they have any concerns about exposure to COVID-19, whether or not they have symptoms.”

The Mobile Test Unit will hold COVID-19 testing for the general public on the following dates. Please note that any Union County resident may use any of these sites, regardless of their residence:

Tuesday 10/20

9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  St. Joseph Social Service Center, 118 Division Street, Elizabeth

3 p.m.- 6 p.m. Roselle Park First Aid Squad – 535 Laurel Street, Roselle Park  

Saturday 10/24

10 a.m. – 1p.m. Roselle Borough Hall, 210 Chestnut Street, Roselle

The Mobile Test Unit’s UC-TEST program will hold tests on the following dates. Please note that these events open to teachers, staff and school administration officials who work in Union County only. Any school personnel working in any Union County school district can use any of these sites:

Tuesday 10/27

3 p.m. – 5 p.m. – UC-TEST UCEA Headquarters, 77 Central Ave, Clark 

The UC-TEST program is a partnership between the County of Union and the Union County Education Association (UCEA) to test those working in schools within Union County.

Additional details and dates can be found at ucnj.org/walkup.

For more information and updates on all Union County services and resources during the COVID-19 outbreak, including guidance for using the Drive-Through Test Center at Kean University and the Mobile Test Unit walk-up sites, visit the new Union County COVID-19 website at ucnj.org/covid19.

For general information about COVID-19 and phone contacts for 24/7 assistance with questions, visit the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.

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