April 12, 2021
By Juliet Kaszas-Hoch
The COVID-19 testing web site at Ocean County College is now accepting walk-ins. Appointments are however advisable, but not obligatory.
This site is for people of Ocean County – symptomatic or asymptomatic – as properly as any crisis responders, and is open up from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The site does not administer the COVID-19 vaccine.
Assessments are executed inside of the Gateway Constructing on the OCC campus, situated off Hooper Avenue in Toms River.
According to Speedy Care, which lately took above operation of the web-site from the Ocean County Health and fitness Office, the most important coronavirus examination presented at this locale is a saliva-based PCR (polymerase chain reaction) check. Persons get test success within 48 to 72 hours.
Sufferers can also receive the nasopharyngeal PCR test in addition, immediate tests are offered, particularly for symptomatic clients.
To routine an appointment for a COVID-19 examination at the faculty, visit solvhealth.com/e-book-on the internet/gNNVXg, immcare.com or ochd.org. Proof of residency is necessary.
Ocean County Commissioner Gerry P. Minimal, liaison to the OCHD, explained far more than 30,000 tests have been administered at the school internet site considering that it opened in March 2020.
As of April 11, Ocean County had recorded 61,972 conditions of the coronavirus.
People can get in touch with 732-380-5079 or 1-833-544-0288 with typical concerns about the coronavirus, publicity, quarantine and distribute, make contact with tracing, screening and the vaccine. —J.K.-H.