Monmouth County deploys mobile COVID-19 testing site for health care workers, first responders

Monmouth County is helping front line workers who want to get tested for COVID-19 skip the wait, as its mobile testing site will begin its first day of operations.

News 12 Staff

Dec 8, 2020, 2:15 PM

Updated 1,312 days ago

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Monmouth County is helping front-line workers who want to get tested for COVID-19 skip the wait, as its mobile testing site will begin its first day of operations.
From 9 a.m. through 1 p.m., or until supplies last, the Monmouth County Health Department, Monmouth County freeholders, and the office of Emergency Management are deploying the new mobile testing lab at different sites across the county starting today, including the Middletown firehouse.
The tests will only be administered to health care workers and first responders, and does not impact Monmouth County's public testing sites -- which rotate every other day at other locations.
Only 100 tests will be available at the mobile testing unit. Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone said previously as the demand for testing increases, he would make sure anyone who wanted to test would be able to get one.
The mobile testing unit for first responders and health care workers will visit different towns in the upcoming days. The next stop is planned for Thursday morning at the Camp Evans parking lot in Wall Township.


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