Walk-in testing for COVID-19 available Mondays and Thursdays at Kean University
Kean University offered walk-in testing for COVID-19 on Monday as county health departments expanded hours to give people a chance to get tested before the holidays.
Amid the spike in cases and the omicron variant, some counties and cities in New Jersey are encouraging people to get a COVID-19 test before Christmas.
Testing at the school was available from 7 a.m. until noon.
Testing will also be available again this Thursday during the same hours and in the afternoon from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the corner of Kean Drive and Morris Avenue.
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Union County will also offer walk-in testing at the Gerry B. Green Building in Plainfield on Wednesday .
When it comes to the COVID-19 vaccine and booster shots, health officials in Union County and across the state are urging residents to get the booster if they are eligible and haven't done so yet.
The county is offering vaccines and boosters Tuesday through Saturday at multiple sites, but those sites will not be open Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.
Union County is not the only one expanding testing and vaccine hours ahead of the holidays. Starting Monday, Camden County also opened a testing site at its health hub in Blackwood.