CAMcare begins testing asymptomatic and symptomatic patients for COVID-19

(Camden, NJ) – Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. joined Congressman Donald Norcross, Mayor Frank Moran, and representatives from CAMcare Health Corporation today for the opening of a new testing site at the Gateway Health Center in Camden City. Today, May 18, CAMcare began offering appointment-based testing to residents, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay, at several sites in the City. In addition, patients do not need to be symptomatic to be seen at any of the sites.

“Testing is the most critical resource in our arsenal as we enter the next phase of this crisis,” Cappelli said. “We are excited to have a strong partner in the community who is stepping up and providing testing to anyone who needs it. The more tests we are able to administer, the better we can understand the scope of the challenge we face, and the clearer our vision to fight it becomes.”

Appointments can be made by calling (856) 536-3266. CAMcare is testing both asymptomatic and symptomatic patients at the following locations:

CAMcare Gateway

817 Federal Street, Camden N.J 08103

Mondays 1p.m – 4p.m

 

CAMcare East

2610 Federal Street Camden N.J 08105

Tuesdays 1p.m – 4p.m

 

CAMcare Clementon

12 White Horse Pike, Clementon

Wednesday 1p.m – 4 p.m

 

CAMcare Paulsboro,

1315 N. Delaware Street Paulsboro

Thursday 1p.m – 4p.m

 

First Nazarene Baptist Church

1500 8th Street Camden

Fridays 9a.m – 4p.m & Saturdays 9 a.m – 1p.m

The Camden County Freeholder Board is also currently operating three testing sites, two in Camden City (on Mount Ephraim Avenue and at Dudley Grange Park) and one on the campus of Camden County College in Gloucester Township. Testing at these sites remains restricted to those with a prescription from a medical provider.

To make an appointment at either Camden site, call 856-968-7100 or 856-342-2881 (Monday through Friday 8am-5pm). To make an appointment at the CCC site, call (844) 542-2273.

For more information on testing throughout Camden County, visit Camden County.com

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