More COVID-19 screening websites concerning N.J. county, consisting of walk-up without any visit – NJ.com

8December 2020

Camden County is presenting 4 new COVID-19 screening websites, including three walk-up areas with no consultation required. The 3 new websites will be included today to five existing testing sites. Another site is also set up to open soon near the southern part of the county in Lindenwold.

“These new screening sites are in affected neighborhoods that have more health variations and vulnerabilities than other parts of the county and a greater requirement,” Louis Cappelli, the county freeholder director, said Tuesday. “This effort integrated with social distancing and other mitigation aspects will assist us break the back of this virus.”

The three Camden City sites will be located in community schools and will be available by foot, vehicle or mass transit, authorities said. The Lindenwold site is expected to open within a week and will be located at the Camden County Department of Public Works complex.

The city screening sites will operate 3 days a week at various schools, including: Mondays-Veterans Memorial School will be open to the general public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The school is in the Cramer Hill area situated at 800 N 26th St., Camden, 08105. Wednesdays-Cooper Poynt School will be open to the public from 10

  • a.m. to 2 p.m. The school remains in the North Camden community and located at 201 State St., Camden, 08102. Thursdays -Dr. Charles Brimm Medical Arts High School will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The
  • school remains in the Whitman Park neighborhood situated at 1626 Copewood St., Camden, 08103. All of the schools are closed because the city school district is

    on all-remote guideline, authorities said. The screening websites in both Cherry Hill and Camden City are open to county residents and fulfill other requirements, consisting of: direct exposure, pending surgery/procedure, travel, school, work, or daycare requirements. For more information or to schedule a visit at these websites, call(856) 968-7100 or email covid19swabsite@cooperhealth.edu!.?.!. The brand-new sites will match two heavily-traveled, drive-up COVID-19 screening sites at Camden County College in Cherry Hill and at Cooper University Health Care in Camden. As cases continue to increase in the county and state, these new sites are checking more than 900 homeowners a day for COVID-19, officials stated. “Given the current spikes in the number of new COVID-19 positive cases in the neighborhood we feel it is our commitment to open additional COVID-19 walk-up testing websites so we may serve more individuals in the city of Camden and help reduce the spread of the infection,”stated Kevin O'Dowd, co-CEO of Cooper. Please subscribe now and support the regional journalism YOU depend on and trust. Bill Duhart might be reached at bduhart@njadvancemedia.com!.?.!.

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