Hoboken Will Provide 3,000 COVID-19 Testing Appointments to Combat Post-Holiday Spike

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The City of Hoboken announced via a press release that they have expanded COVID-19 testing options for Hoboken residents and Hoboken business employees. Over 3,000 testing appointments will be offered this week, with 12,000 appointments anticipated for January.

Mayor Bhalla encouraged anyone who gathered indoors with others over the holiday break to get a COVID-19 test at least 5-7 days after the date of the gathering, to avoid the chance of an inaccurate result. If you have symptoms, you do not need to wait 5-7 days.

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“The best way to prevent further spread of COVID-19 following the holidays and New Year’s is to get tested if you gathered indoors with multiple households, even if you don’t have symptoms,” said Mayor Bhalla via the press release. “We have made it as convenient as possible to get tested, with an appointment-based system to minimize wait times and eliminate long lines. I thank our testing providers for partnering with us to increase these options for our residents and business employees as we prepare for the potential of a post-holiday surge in cases.”

Below is the updated schedule for the week of January 4 and the anticipated schedule for month of January. Testing has been added every Wednesday with ivee between 8AM and 3:30PM for all Hoboken residents and business employees, as well with Medicine Man Pharmacy on Wednesdays between 2PM and 7PM and Saturdays between 9AM and 1PM.

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ivee

Date: Every Wednesday {for the month of January}
Time: 8AM – 3:30PM
Location: Multi-Service Center {124 Grand Street, 2nd-floor gymnasium}
Type of testing: PCR
Who: Hoboken residents, Hoboken business employees
Link for appointments: http://www.hobokennj.gov/ivee

Riverside Medical Group

Dates: January 4 – January 8, Mondays – Saturdays {for the month of January}
Time: 8AM – 3PM
Location: 351 16th Street {Bijou Properties location}
Type of testing: Rapid {Abbott ID Now}, and PCR
Who: Hoboken residents only
Link for appointmentshttp://www.hobokennj.gov/riverside 

Note: Riverside Medical Group patients should call their Riverside primary care office to schedule a COVID-19 test and should not use the online sign-up form. Appointments typically released online for the following week on Wednesdays.

Prompt MD

Dates: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays {for the month of January}
Time: 8AM – 3PM
Location: 605 Jackson Street
Type of testing: PCR
Who: Hoboken residents
Link for appointmentshttp://www.hobokennj.gov/promptmd

Medicine Man Pharmacy

Date: Wednesdays and Saturdays {for the month of January}
Time: 2PM – 7PM {Wednesdays}, 9AM – 1PM {Saturdays}
Location: 605 Jackson Street {updated location}
Type of testing: PCR
Who: Hoboken residents, Hoboken business employees
Link for appointmentshttp://www.hobokennj.gov/medicineman

New Jersey Department of Health

Date: Friday {January 8}, Friday {January 22}
Time: 1PM – 7PM
Location: 221 Jackson Street {Hoboken Housing Authority, community room}
Who: Hoboken and Hudson County residents, Hoboken business employees
Type of testing: Saliva based
No appointment needed, testing provided on a first-come, first-serve basis

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