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How To Get Tested For COVID-19 In New Jersey

  • Test Site Finder

    Find testing locations near you, including their hours and testing requirements.

  • Free At-Home Testing

    Order a free saliva test, shipped directly to your home at no cost.

  • Free Public Testing

    Find information about free testing and a list of public testing sites, including pop-up sites in COVID-19 hotspots

Testing is available to everyone in New Jersey.

You don't need insurance and free testing is available.

It's especially important to get tested if:

  • What happens if I test positive? How long do I need to stay home?

    Last Updated: 01/07/2022
    If you tested positive for COVID-19 (regardless of vaccination status): You should stay home and isolate for at least 5 days. If you have no symptoms or your symptoms are resolving after 5 days, y...
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  • Where can I get free, public COVID-19 testing or treatment?

    Last Updated: 01/18/2022
    Free COVID-19 testing is available at many locations across the state. Free, at-home COVID-19 saliva PCR tests are available to every New Jerseyan who think they need a test. Order your test by vis...
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  • How can I get testing or treatment for COVID-19 if I'm uninsured or undocumented? How do I cover health costs associated with COVID-19?

    Last Updated: 07/14/2021
    COVID-19 testing and treatment is available to everyone in New Jersey regardless of their insurance or immigration status. Below you will find resources for free testing and treatment as well as ho...
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  • What type of COVID-19 test should I get and when should I get it? What’s the difference between a molecular/PCR, antigen, and antibody test?

    Last Updated: 01/03/2022
    If you want to find out if you are currently infected with COVID-19, get a diagnostic test. Testing is widely available and open to everyone in New Jersey. Visit covid19.nj.gov/testing to find a te...
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  • How is New Jersey increasing access to COVID-19 testing?

    Last Updated: 01/04/2022
    Expanding access to COVID-19 testing has been a core principle of New Jersey's recovery plan for promoting public health and restoring economic health. New Jersey has been: increasing diagnostic t...
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  • Who is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in New Jersey?

    Last Updated: 01/10/2022
    Everyone 5 years or older is eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in New Jersey and encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible. All adults (18 and older) are eligible for the two-dose Pfizer, two...
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