Free COVID-19 COVID Testing in North Plainfield on Jan. 22

Posted on January 15, 2021

No Prescription Needed, But Registration Is Required 


The Somerset County Department of Health (SCDOH)will sponsor a COVID-19 testing at the North Plainfield Fire Department, located at 8 Lincoln Place, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22. The clinic is the second in a series of mobile clinics planned by the SCDOH to expand testing as vaccinations continue to be distributed.

“We’re very excited to bring mobile COVID testing to North Plainfield and encourage everyone who can come down to the Fire Department to register and get their free test,” said Commissioner Doug Singleterry, liaison to the SCDOH. “Extensive testing combined with the vaccine distribution program will help us to beat the pandemic and move our communities forward.”


Testing is simple and free at the Somerset County mobile COVID testing sites. The next site is in North Plainfield on Friday, January 22, 2021.

Residents need to make an appointment and have a valid form of identification to access the testing center. Appointments can be scheduled online at

A physician’s prescription is not required. Testing is free of charge and open to Somerset County residents, age five (5) and older.

Residents who do not have computer access, or who would like to schedule an appointment for children age five to 18 years old, can call the COVID-19 testing information line at 908-203-6014, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., not including county holidays. Anyone who does not have an appointment will be turned away.

Information about other area test sites can be found at

Information about Somerset County’s COVID vaccination program can be found at .