We mentioned last week that this was likely to occur.

It’s now official. The County of Atlantic and Stockton University are once again partnering together … opening an Atlantic City COVID-19 test site.

The COVID-19 testing will take place at the beautiful building pictured above.

This pristine and ornate building was originally donated to the City of Atlantic City as a library by American businessman and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.

It is now owned by Stockton University.

The County of Atlantic and Stockton University COVID-19 collaboration has been a very successful partnership.

They will be providing additional PCR and rapid testing in Atlantic City at Stockton’s Carnegie Center, located at Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard and Pacific Avenue.

The Carnegie Center will be available for testing beginning Tuesday, January 25 with a choice of a PCR saliva test or a nasal swab rapid test.

Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson said, “Vault Health is contracted to provide as many as 300 tests each day with lab results within 24-48 hours following testing. The site is funded by the NJ Department of Health with support from Atlantic County, Stockton University and the City of Atlantic City.”

The COVID-19 test site will be open on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Any New Jersey resident from age 4 to infinity is eligible.

Levinson confirmed that appointments are not required, but pre-registration is strongly encouraged.

Those seeking a PCR test may pre-register at: covid.vlt.co. Those seeking a rapid test may pre-register at swab.vlt.co.

Here is more important information from Levinson who said, “With the opening of the sites in Galloway and Atlantic City, the county is closing the drive-thru site in Northfield that it has been operating in collaboration with AtlantiCare. The final day for testing at the drive-thru site is Friday, January 21. Those who were tested at the site in Northfield may obtain lab results from the LabCorp patient portal at: https://patient.labcorp.com/landing.

Atlantic County will also continue to provide free COVID-19 vaccinations and booster shots for county residents 18 and older.

The two county clinics are available as follows:

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at 201 S. Shore Road, Northfield. Also, on Tuesday only from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at 310 Bellevue Avenue, in Hammonton.

“No appointments are necessary. Those seeking booster shots should bring their vaccination cards. Participants have their choice of the Johnson & Johnson or Moderna vaccines for primary doses or boosters. Free annual flu shots are also available,” concluded Levinson.

SOURCES: The County of Atlantic & Stockton University.

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