THE BOROUGH OF UPPER SADDLE RIVER HOSTS COVID-19 COMMUNITY DRIVE-THRU TESTING EVENT CLINICALLY PERFORMED BY WELLCARE ON
FRIDAY, JANUARY 7th, 2022
Church of the Presentation
271 West Saddle River Road, Upper Saddle River
Starting at 10am-3pm for the public
IMPORTANT: Symptoms may vary and asymptomatic cases are common. IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING UPPER RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS AND MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19, IT IS RECOMMENDED TO RECEIVE A DIAGNOSTIC TEST.
WellCare is being hosted by The Upper Saddle River Office of Emergency Management to provide COVID-19 testing. Our drive-thru testing site is designed to provide a high level of safety for testing participants, the community and staff. The event will be located at the Church of the Presentation
We will be offering initial diagnostic testing for SARS-CoV-2, commonly referred to as Coronavirus (COVID-19). Tests will utilize the collection of an FDA approved nasopharyngeal (NP) swab specimen. Diagnostic testing is performed by FDA approved, Real Time Polymerise Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) platform.
What to expect when arriving at the testing site:
➢ Test sites will be arranged in a way that all participants will remain in their vehicles at all times to ensure social distancing and safety for all parties involved.
➢ Participants will arrive for their scheduled appointment (on-line scheduling recommended and is available here: https://wellcaretccm.com/church-of-presentation-covid-19-testing-01-07-22/ Please note: this registration link is still valid for the JANUARY 7TH testing clinic. Individuals must wear masks and have available photo ID and all medical insurance cards ready for presentation until they are instructed to proceed to the first testing area.
➢ In the first testing area, participants will be asked medical questions and their vitals will be taken and recorded.
➢ A staff member will then instruct the participants to proceed to the second testing area where the nasal swab specimen will be collected.
➢ The entire process should take approximately 5-10 minutes. WellCare will notify all results within 24 hours.
What you need to bring
➢ All participants will need to be wearing a mask covering their mouth and nose at all times while at the test location.
➢ All participants will need to have their original state issued photo ID and all medical insurance cards if applicable.
➢ There is no cost to you for participating in the COVID-19 testing clinic. You will receive a statement from your insurance company – an explanation of Benefits (EOB) – which may itemize the services received, but it is not a bill.
➢ There is no charge for those without insurance.
Joanne L. Minichetti,
Mayor – Upper Saddle River