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To make an appointment to be tested for COVID-19 at the County’s drive-thru testing site, please click here to fill out a form. All Middlesex County buildings will remain closed to the general public until further notice.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a novel coronavirus?
Novel (meaning "new") coronavirus is a virus strain that has only spread in people since December 2019.  Health experts are concerned because little is known about this new virus and it has the potential to cause severe illness in some people.
What are the symptoms?​
People who have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus have symptoms that may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure to the virus.  Symptoms may include: 
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath

How can I prevent from getting novel coronavirus while I travel?
Before traveling, be sure to review the CDC's guidance at

What can I do to protect myself and my loved ones?
Steps you can take to prevent spread of flu and the common cold will also help prevent coronavirus:
  • ​Wash hands often with soap and water.  If not available, use hand sanitizer
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands
  • Avoid contact with people who are sick
  • Stay home while you are sick and avoid contact with others
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing​​​​​

For more questions and answers like these, visit the state's COVID website dedicated to COVID, including the Frequently Asked Questions page here​.

Looking for more COVID-19 information here in Middlesex County?  

Click on an icon below to jump to  the section you need, or  click here to return to the COVID-19 home page​.

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Email the New Jersey Department of Health here.

Office of Health Services
35 Kennedy Blvd
East Brunswick, NJ 08816
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

After Hours: 732-745-3271
(This number is for the Sheriff's office, which will then connect you to the appropriate on-call staff)​

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