NJCU to Offer Weekend Community COVID Testing

February 18, 2021
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JERSEY CITY, N.J. | New Jersey City University (NJCU), in a partnership between the New Jersey Department of Health and Clinical Staffing Solutions, has announced it will offer weekend COVID-19 PCR testing to members of the local community.

Testing will be available on alternate weekends through early April, beginning Saturday, February 20 and Sunday, February 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., on the second floor of the Gilligan Student Union Building on campus. Free parking will be provided in the NJCU garage, located on Culver Avenue, between John F. Kennedy Blvd. and West Side Avenue.

This event is open to the public. To pre-register, visit COVID.VLT.CO. For all others, no appointment is necessary, and individuals will be offered a test on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please be prepared to present a copy of your insurance card at the testing site; those without insurance will still be offered a COVID-19 test. Test results will be available within 3-5 days.

Please make sure to follow proper social distancing and PPE protocols. Appropriate face masks are required to enter all NJCU campus facilities.

TESTING DATES:

  • Saturday, February 20, 2021 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Sunday, February 21, 2021 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Saturday, March 6, 2021 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Sunday, March 7, 2021 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Saturday, March 20, 2021 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Sunday, March 21, 2021 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Saturday, April 3, 2021 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Sunday, April 4, 2021 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

LOCATION: 

  • New Jersey City University, 2039 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City, N.J.; Gilligan Student Union Building (2nd Floor)

About NJCU

New Jersey City University is an institution of higher learning with an audacious goal: the development of our students, our city, our communities, our state, and the world beyond. We are a game-changing force for our students and their families. Whether our students are enrolled in one of our 50 undergraduate, 28 graduate or three doctoral programs, NJCU provides an affordable, diverse environment, and an exceptionally supportive faculty—all of which prepares them to be critical thinkers in a global landscape.

We’re also changing the game for our city, our communities, and our state. As the educational anchor institution in Jersey City, we’ve established partnerships to ensure the area’s growth directly benefits our students and community members. We seek to improve the lives of everyone in the Garden State, whether creating a home for the arts, bringing educational programs to K-12 students, offering bachelor’s degrees in partnership with community colleges, or providing professional development opportunities for adults.

At NJCU, we’re not just educating minds, we’re nourishing souls and lifting communities. We’re changing the game.

www.NJCU.edu


Contact:
Ira Thor
, Senior Director of University Communications and Media Relations | ithor@njcu.edu | 201-200-3301

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