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Should contacts of contacts be tested?

Last Updated: 01/03/2022

Being the contact of someone who had close contact with a COVID-19-postive person does not require testing.

For example, if you have a coworker whose family member is a confirmed case, you are not necessarily at risk. Despite coming into contact with the coworker, you did not have close contact with the person who actually has COVID-19.

However, testing is widely available and open to everyone in New Jersey.

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It's especially important to get tested if: