Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Mercer Council is committed to envisioning a Healthy, Safe and Responsible Community. We are striving to provide more information on Government and community efforts as they relate to COVID-19. The information and links are below.
Mercer County Covid-19 Dashboard
For more information on positive-test cases in Mercer county please use the Dashboard link below.
Mercer County vaccination sites are using the state of New Jersey vaccine registry (NJVSS) system to schedule residents for vaccines. Anyone interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine is encouraged to pre-register in the NJVSS registration portal using the state of New Jersey vaccine registry (NJVSS) system.
Mercer County offers free at home testing for COVID-19. Individuals seeking a test should visit www.mercercares.org to register. You will be required to provide proof of residency or employment. After your eligibility is verified, you will receive a digital link to Vault’s webpage to request a county-funded test kit. The kit will be shipped overnight with instructions on how to schedule a Zoom telehealth meeting with a certified healthcare worker who will virtually instruct you about how to properly collect a saliva sample for shipment to the Rutgers Clinical Genomics Laboratory for testing. Test results are expected to be returned within 72 hours. If your test is positive, or if you have symptoms, call your health care professional.
In person tests for Covid-19 are able to be done at a number of locations in Mercer County. You can visit the Mercer County website for a list by following this link. In person test
FAQ for answers to frequently asked questions
For answers to frequently asked questions you can use any of the following links.