Press Release

For Immediate Release: July 2, 2021

Union County Residents Advised on COVID Test Center Schedule

Union County, NJ – Have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July weekend! Please be advised that the free Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University will be closed on Monday, July 5.

The Test Center will be open for regularly scheduled hours on Thursday, July 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Please note that the Test Center operates on a walk-up basis with free parking available on site for those arriving by car. Visitors will use a self-administered swab test supervised by a health professional.

To book an appointment at the Test Center, visit ucnj.org/covid19 online or call 908-214-7107.  Walk-ins without an appointment will be served as time allows, and must arrive ½-hour before the site closes.

To get a free, single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine this weekend, come to Union County’s pop-up vaccine clinic at the Independence Day festivities on Saturday evening, July 3, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Shady Rest Country Club, at 820 Jerusalem Road in Scotch Plains. Any Union County resident can use the pop-up clinic free of charge.

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Union County COVID-19 Test Center at Kean University, the Mobile Test Unit, vaccination information, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through 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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