Coronavirus Testing At Maplewood Community Pool To End This Week

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — After this week, coronavirus testing will no longer be offered at the community pool in Maplewood. Instead, several other locations in Essex County will offer testing by appointment.

Testing at the community pool is offered by appointment and to walk-up patients. It will continue each day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday. Appointments can be made online.

Anyone hoping to get a test is reminded to bring to bring his or her insurance card and a form of identification. Uninsured people must bring a social security card to be tested for free.

Testing is offered regularly in Essex County. In the coming week, testing will also be offered at the following locations:

  • 10/27/20 – Branch Brook Park (Cherry Blossom Center)

  • 10/28/20 – Verona Community Pool

  • 10/29/20 – Local 68 Training Center-West Caldwell

  • 10/30/20 – Essex County Weequahic Park

  • 11/2/20 – Archery Field-West Orange

Residents can sign up to get a test or to volunteer at a testing location on the county’s website.

As of Monday, Maplewood had reported 402 total cases of the coronavirus and 27 deaths caused by the COVID-19 virus. Maplewood reports 299 people have recovered from the coronavirus.

This article originally appeared on the Maplewood Patch

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