Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Gloucester County to begin COVID-19 antibody testing next week

Testing will take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays beginning on May 26.

Gloucester County will offer COVID-19 antibody testing to Gloucester County residents.

Antibody testing is for individuals who:

  • Are not experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID-19
  • Have not experienced a fever in the past three days
  • Have had or suspect they have had COVID-19, but have not experienced any new symptoms in the past 10 days
  • These symptoms include loss of smell or taste, difficult breathing, feeling weak or lethargic, lightheadedness or dizziness, vomiting or diarrhea
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Antibody testing is not for individuals who:

  • Have been diagnosed with COVID-19 less than 10 days ago
  • Were directly exposed to the virus in the past 14 days
  • Have a condition that weakens your immune system

In order to receive antibody testing, Gloucester County residents must contact the Gloucester County COVID-19 hotline beginning Wednesday, May 20 at (856) 218-4142. Phone lines will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Please have insurance information available at the time of the call. Antibody testing is open to Gloucester County residents 18 and older only.

Testing will take place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the following locations and times:

  • Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gloucester County Fire Academy, 200 Shady Lane in Clarksboro.
  • Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Gloucester County Health Department, 204 E. Holly Ave. in Sewell.
  • Fridays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rowan College of South Jersey’s Instructional Building, Room 420, 1400 Tanyard Rd. in Sewell.

Your testing location will be assigned at your pre-screening call. Proof of residency, such as a passport or driver’s license, is required.

For more information on Gloucester County’s response to COVID-19, please visit www.gloucestercountynj.gov/alerts or call (856) 218-4142.

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