Published 9:10 a.m. ET May 11, 2020 | Updated 3:50 p.m. ET May 11, 2020
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Rite Aid will provide 14 free coronavirus testing sites across New Jersey for symptomatic and asymptomatic people alike after expanding its testing capabilities, the company announced.
The drugstore chain added 11 new testing sites in New Jersey for a total of 14, with all locations providing the test for free for anyone older than 18, the chain said in a statement.
“Opening testing to asymptomatic individuals, as well as providing more locations using our drive-through window, represent important milestones in our response to the pandemic,” said Jim Peters, Rite Aid’s chief operating officer.
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The testing sites — run in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services — will use self-swab nasal tests overseen by Rite Aid pharmacists. The pharmacists will collect the specimens, which will be sent to BioReference Laboratories.
To get a test, patients must have a government-issued ID and register for an appointment at riteaid.com.
Here are the New Jersey locations providing free testing:
- 60 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick
- 219 Essex St., Hackensack
- 1366 Clifton Ave., Clifton
- 104 12th Ave., Newark
- 1097 Broadway, Bayonne
- 10 Lincoln Highway, Edison
- 480 North Beverwyck Road, Lake Hiawatha
- 1147 Cooper St., Edgewater Park
- 2370 Route 33, Robbinsville
- 773 Hamilton St., Somerset
- 500 Woodbury-Glassboro Road, Sewell
- 75 S. Main St., Neptune
- 501 Clements Bridge Road, Barrington
- 31 Mule Road, Toms River
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