Can everyone be tested for coronavirus in new jersey?

Testing is available to everyone in New Jersey. The free COVID-19 test is available in many locations in the state.

Can everyone be tested for coronavirus in new jersey?

Testing is available to everyone in New Jersey. The free COVID-19 test is available in many locations in the state. You don't need insurance and free trials are available. Where can I learn more about contact tracing in New Jersey? In light of the pandemic, we remind you of NJ Mental Health Cares.

The state's behavioral health information and referral service offers assistance to people dealing with anxiety and stress related to the COVID-19 outbreak. Residents can call 1-866-202-HELP (435) for free confidential assistance. The NJ Mental Health Cares hotline will be serviced starting at 8 a.m., seven days a week, by live-trained specialists. Below, you can find a list of free public places to test in New Jersey by county, including emerging short-term testing sites.

Unlike the nasal swab, this new test is less invasive, since the resident will only have to spit into a saliva collection device and fill it up to the indicated line. Most likely, their name and phone number were given to them by a person who tested positive for COVID-19 (case). State and federal laws require health insurers to cover diagnostic tests for COVID-19 at no out-of-pocket cost during this emergency. A public health contact tracer will most likely call to alert people that they may be the contact of a person who tested positive for COVID-19 (case).

If the person is not a resident of Middlesex County or does not have an appointment scheduled, they will not be tested. People who test positive for COVID-19 and have symptoms or people with symptoms of COVID-19 who haven't been tested or are waiting for test results. Contact tracing is a public health tool used to identify those who come into contact with people who have tested positive for many infectious diseases, such as measles, tuberculosis and STDs. Those who wish to be tested must schedule an appointment and meet a number of criteria (listed below).

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