COVID-19 Testing in New Brunswick

Alternate COVID-19 Testing

Order 4 free rapid COVID-19 tests shipped to your home:

Search for a testing site in your area:

New Brunswick Area COVID-19 Testing Locations (as updated 2/15/22)

Drive Thru Testing a Walgreens

20 Jersey Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Contact: (732) 846-9360

  • *Appointment only
  • Offers multiple types of testing
  • Free without insurance
  • Website offers instructions in Spanish
  • More info: Instructions: 1.) Complete a quick questionnaire. 2.) Choose a location and time for your COVID-19 test (based on the type of test you want). 3.) Go to the testing location and remain in your vehicle with the window rolled up. 4.) Show your confirmation email, a valid state ID or driver’s license, and insurance card or voucher. 5.) Perform the nasal swab yourself under the direction of a pharmacy team member. Patients ages 3-18 will need a parent or legal guardian while they self-administer the COVID-19 test. 6.) Get results from PWNHealth.

New Brunswick College Ave Community Church

100 College Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

Contact: (973) 346-9134


Highland Park High School

330 Wayne St, Highland Park, NJ 08904

Contact: (973) 346-9142


Highland Park Community Center

Housing Authority Community Room (side entrance), located at 7 Van Dyke Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

Contact: (973) 346-9128

Hours: Timings vary anywhere from 8am- 6pm

  • *Appointments only: Must fill out link –
  • Results take three days to come back.
  • More info: There is no cost to you for this test and it is open to everyone. If you have medical insurance, it fully covers the cost with no co-pay. If you don’t have insurance, the CARES ACT covers testing with your Social Security Number. You may receive a statement from your insurance company – an explanation of Benefits (EOB) – but it is not a bill and there is nothing to pay even if a balance is indicated. All information is confidential under HIPAA guidelines. For questions about this test event, you may email

Better Life Pharmacy – New Brunswick

121 French St New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Contact: (732) 448-9444

Hours: 9am-6pm

  • *Appointment only – book here:
  • Offers rapid and PCR tests
  • Free without insurance after signing attestation to not having insurance
  • More info: Accula Rapid covid-19 PCR test, result in 30 minutes. or Abbott and Carestart rapid covid-19 test are covered by many, but not all, of the insurance plans that we currently accept, including Medicare. Unless otherwise medically necessary, patients insured will be required to pay a 130$ for Rapid PCR or $65 for Rapid Antigen upfront fee to obtain the Test. If you are uninsured, upon signing an attestation, the federal government’s HRSA program will cover your cost for the outside lab PCR test and the result comes in 2-3 days.