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How To Get Tested For COVID-19 In New Jersey
Testing is available to everyone in New Jersey.
Find out if you have COVID-19 at any of the 400+ testing sites across New Jersey.
It's quick and easy. You don't need insurance and free testing is available.
It's especially important to get tested if:
- You have COVID-19 symptoms after being exposed, even if you are fully vaccinated or recently recovered from COVID-19 in the last 3 months.
- You have been in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 and are not fully vaccinated or recently recovered.
- You were recently in a large gathering where social distancing was hard to maintain or a crowded indoor setting and are not fully vaccinated or recently recovered.
- You must travel and are not fully vaccinated, get a viral test 1-3 days before travel and 3-5 days after travel.
Note: Fully vaccinated people without symptoms do not need to get tested, but should still monitor for symptoms for 14 days following an exposure.
Below, you can locate a testing location near you, learn how to get tested, see a list of free pop-up testing sites, and find key information about New Jersey's testing program and related resources.
Please note, the test site finder does not include short-term pop-up testing sites which can instead be found in this article. In addition, the test site finder is not exhaustive and does not represent a state-sponsored registry of legitimate testing sites. It is intended for use by New Jersey residents seeking testing site locations and is not intended for any other purpose.
- Get Tested For COVID-19
Learn about the testing sites nearest you, their hours, and their requirements to get tested.
- Free Public Testing
Find information about free testing and a list of public testing sites, including pop-up sites in COVID-19 hotspots
- Symptom Checker
Use this self-assessment tool to help find out what you should do to protect yourself and your loved ones.
- About Contact Tracing
Learn more about contact tracing, how it relates to testing, and how the two can help stop the spread of COVID-19.