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NJ expands drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites across state. Here's what you need to know:

Posted at 8:58 AM, Mar 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-27 08:58:32-04

NEW JERSEY — With over 6,800 cases of COVID-19 in the state, New Jersey is seeing a huge demand for testing sites.

The state’s first drive-thru testing site at Bergen Community College in Paramus has been one of the most crowded locations, with the site reaching capacity in the early hours of the day.

The site at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, also has been crowded. Both are run by the federal government.

There are, however, other locations.

Here are a list of testing sites in the state of New Jersey as of March 27:

Paramus FEMA Test Site
Location: Bergen Community College 400 Paramus Road in Paramus
Open to: All N.J. residents
Must Have: Photo ID/proof of residency
Saturdays, Starting March 28: ONLY symptomatic health care workers and first responders
Opens at: 8 a.m.

Holmdel FEMA Test Site
Location: PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel
Open to: All N.J. residents
Saturdays, Starting March 28: ONLY symptomatic health care workers and first responders
Must Have: Photo ID/proof of residency
Opens at: 8 a.m.

Kean University Test Site
Location: 1000 Morris Ave.
Open to: Union County residents
Must Have: Prescription and appointment registration by a doctor or healthcare provider via secure portal. Click here for more information.

Hudson Regional Hospital
Location: 55 Meadowlands Pkwy, Secaucus
Open to: Hudson County residents, symptomatic first responders
Appointment only

Passaic County Site
Location: William Paterson University, 300 Pompton Rd. in Wayne
(Entrance on Hamburg Turnpike and University Boulevard)
Open to: Passaic County residents
Must Have: Doctor’s prescription
Opens at: 9 a.m.

Essex County Test Site
Location: Weequahic Park, Newark
Open to: Essex County residents
Appointment only.
To schedule: Essexcovid.org or Office of Emergency Management, 973-324-9950

Burlington County Test Site
Location: Burlington County Emergency Services Training Center, 53 Academy Dr. in Westampton
Open to: Burlington County residents
Appointment only

Jersey City Test Sites
Drive-thru site: Former DPW complex, 575 NJ-440
Walk-up site: Public Safety Headquarters, 465 Marin Blvd.
Open to: Jersey City residents
Must Have: Appointment, proof of address
To Schedule: COVID Call Center/201-547-5535