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Bergen Community College Adds February Drive-Thru Testing Dates

By Naniyah McClain 

Student Lifestyle Editor

Bergen County Community College is planning to continue drive-thru testing after taking a brief break in December, as The Equinox previously reported.

Bergen Community College will continue their partnership with Bergen County and Bergen New Bridge Medical Center to conduct drive-thru testing, according to newbridgehealth.org

The test will be a COVID-19 Nasopharyngeal PCR test. COVID-19 saliva screenings and antibody testing are also available by appointment at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center. Results will be available within 24 to 48 hours of testing, according to the Bergen County website.

Testing will require registration, identification, proof of residency, school ID or insurance cards. Proof of employment with municipal or county governments will also be accepted, according to Patch.com.

Testing will take place in Lot A at the college, 400 Paramus Rd., in Paramus.

The future testing dates/times are:

Saturday, Feb. 6, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 11, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 18, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 20, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Check-ins will begin at 8 a.m. for all dates.

To register for drive-thru testing, click here.

COVID-19 Numbers

As of this morning, there was an increase of 3,289 positive COVID-19 cases in New Jersey, 407 of those cases were in Bergen County. 

Fri. 2/5/2021  Thurs. 2/4/2021
New Jersey709,096  705,807
Bergen County68,542  68,135

*Numbers according to Google Statistics

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Drive-thru testing continues. Art by Naniyah McClain.

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