Community Covid Testing

Drive-up Covid Testing
Posted on 02/20/2021

COVID-19 Testing Information

Test Type:  Coronavirus-19 Saliva PCR. (Nasal Swab-PCR available upon request)

South Amboy Middle High School parking lot located at 200 Governor Hoffman Plaza, South Amboy, NJ
  • Saturdays from 9:00 - 1:00 p.m. (Starting on February 27th, 2021)
  • Tuesdays from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. (Starting on March 2nd, 2021)
Testing will take place until capacity is reached (Approx. 300 per day)

To expedite the process, please have the following documentation:
  • Photo ID
  • Health Insurance Card
  • Two copies of photo ID & Insurance Card
  • Completed online registration form (paper forms will be available at the testing site if you can't access online or download here.)
Frequently Asked Questions:

The City of South Amboy, together with South Amboy Public Schools, are sponsoring a series of Covid-19 testing events.  These are drive-thru events and will take place RAIN or SHINE.

Testing will be administered by Synergy Medical Labs in conjunction with Capital Health Laboratory. 
Results will be emailed.

Can I make an appointment?

Appointments are not being taken. Tests will be given in the order in which you arrive on the days testing is being offered.
Can multiple people be in one car?
Yes, however, each person will need the required documentation prior to testing. A photo ID is not required for children.
What do I need for testing?

To expedite the process, each person will need:

-Two (2) photocopies of their photo ID and insurance card
-To complete the online form using the QR code on smartphone or click here.
-No eating or drinking one (1) hour before test - water is okay

How do I use the QR Code?

QR Code
Open Camera; Focus on the QR code; A link should appear at the top of the screen; Click the link to open the fillable form.

Android: Hold down home button; Click on lens icon; Point screen at QR code; Click the link to open the fillable form.

If the CODE does not open: Go to GOOGLE play store; Search for QR & Barcode Reader; Install the green scanner app; Once installed you can use it to scan the code; Complete the fillable form.

I have a flip phone and cannot access the QR code.

You can complete the online form here.

Is there a cost for the test?

There are no out of pocket expenses

I don't have insurance.  Can I get tested?

Yes, you can still get tested.  Let the attendant know that you're uninsured.  No one will be turned away.

I did not receive a confirmation email.  What do I do?

Once completing the form, if you did not receive a confirmation email, you do not have to resubmit the application. The QR forms go directly to the lab. If you enter the testing site and they do not have confirmation of your form, they will tell you how to proceed.

I did not receive my emailed results. What do I do?

The results may be in your email's spam or junk folder.

If you have not received an email, and it has been more than 72 hours, call 888-355-0635.