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COVID-19 Testing

Why Choose an Atlantic Health System Testing Facility?

medical professional testing a patient for COVID-19

Our promise is that everyone receives quality care, delivered at the right time, at the right place, and at the right cost. 

  • Accurate testing – We use the most accurate testing available – all our COVID testing is through diagnostic tests called Polymerase Chain Reaction, or PCR. This test detects the DNA of the virus that causes COVID-19 and is considered highly accurate.
  • Enhanced safety measures – We have taken every precaution to lessen the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the care you receive is safe. We have continued our stringent safety measures and have implemented updated guidelines.  Learn More >
  • Efficiency – We are proud to report that test results are returned to patients within 24 hours.

COVID-19 Testing Locations

Our labs and testing sites use a diagnostic test called a Polymerase Chain Reaction, or PCR, test. This test detects the DNA of the virus that causes COVID-19 and is considered highly accurate. Learn more about the types of viral tests > 
Some sites may have specific guidelines, such as calling before you enter the location. Results for most tests will be available through MyChart >

If you were exposed to a person with COVID-19, the CDC has recommendations regarding quarantining. Learn more > 
In addition, talk to your doctor about what's right for you, as well as your employer regarding return to work policies.

If You Have Symptoms

Without a Prescription

In Mountain Lakes, AdvancED Urgent Care has testing available for patients who are feeling symptoms or have been exposed. No prescription or appointment needed. Learn more >

In Sussex County, Newton Urgent Care offers COVID-19 testing for patients with or without symptoms by appointment. Learn More >

We offer COVID-19 testing at the following urgent care locations across Northern New Jersey. 

  • 418 Route 18, East Brunswick
  • 118 East Hanover Road, Cedar Knolls 
  • 501 State Route 10, Ledgewood
  • 200 US Highway 22, Springfield
  • 1569 US Highway 22, Watchung
  • 228 Mountain Avenue, Hackettstown
  • 225 US Route 46, Totowa
  • 124 Washington Avenue, Nutley
  • 184 Essex Street, Lodi
  • 135 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield
  • 415 West St. George Avenue, Linden
  • 346 Route 46, Rockaway
With a Prescription

If you need a prescription for a COVID-19 test, contact your primary care physician, visit an urgent care center or schedule a telehealth visit.  If you don’t have a primary care physician, find a doctor in your area >

Symptomatic testing is available by appointment for those with prescriptions from most physicians on medical staff at an Atlantic Health System hospital. Please call your primary care provider for more information. The test utilizes a mid-turbinate nasal swab, which is inserted less than one inch into the nostril.

Walk-in testing is not available at these locations.

Find additional testing locations on New Jersey's COVID-19 Information Hub >

If You Do Not Have Symptoms

Asymptomatic COVID-19 testing is available without a prescription for New Jersey residents at the following Atlantic Health System locations. Unless otherwise indicated, testing is open to adult and pediatric patients. If you are not a New Jersey resident, you will need a prescription.

Appointment Required

If You Have A Scheduled Surgery or Procedure

Patients who need testing before procedures scheduled at one of our medical centers or outpatient centers can be tested at the following locations. Patients must have a prescription and will be contacted prior to their procedure.

Patients must have a prescription and schedule an appointment in one of the following ways: 

  • Patient will be contacted by a registration representative prior to their procedure
  • Patient can schedule online via chat to book > 
  • Patient may call Central Scheduling at 973-829-7940

If you have symptoms of or have been exposed to COVID-19, please notify your doctor before visiting a test site.

Test Results

Results from these tests can be accessed through the MyChart Patient Portal

MyChart is your personal, patient-centered, fully-secure connection to Atlantic Health System. Learn more >

Those tested at other urgent care locations should contact the location for results information.

COVID-19 Vaccines

Atlantic Health System is working closely with the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH). We facilitate vaccine distribution through their COVID-19 vaccination program. 

Ongoing COVID Recovery Care

Some patients who recover from COVID-19 have persistent symptoms, which can affect multiple areas of the body.

The Atlantic COVID Recovery Center manages the health and recovery needs of patients experiencing complications 30 days after having the virus.

Asymptomatic COVID-19 Testing Locations

Atlantic Health System Bridgewater Pavilion

90 U.S. Route 206 - Byram Township

Atlantic Health System Clark - North Pavilion

Milford Health & Wellness

Newton Lab Connections

Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion

Overlook Medical Center - Medical Arts Center (MAC) II

Overlook Medical Center – Union Campus

449 Mount Pleasant Avenue – West Orange