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Food Access, Pharmacy, COVID-19 Local Updates

Trenton Health Team is helping local healthcare providers and community organizations respond to COVID-19.

THT’s community health workers continue to work with clients remotely, linking them to care and social services. 

As the situation unfolds, THT and our community partners are sharing information regarding public health efforts and available social services.

Mercer County COVID-19 Test Site
The testing center at Quaker Bridge Mall in Lawrence is open by appointment only for symptomatic Mercer Countyresidents age 18 or older who have a prescription from their primary health care provider. If you are symptomatic for COVID-19 and want to be tested, contact your health care provider. Local leaders anticipate an additional testing site in Trenton to open in coming weeks.

¡Atención! Últimas noticias sobre pruebas de detección en el Condado de Mercer. El centro para detección del COVID-19 ya está ABIERTO en el Condado de Mercer para personas que padecen síntomas. Para acudir debe hacer cita previamente, ser mayor de 18 años y tener un referido de su médico primario. Si usted padece síntomas y desea hacerse la prueba por favor llame a su médico primario. Autoridades locales están trabajando para abrir un sitio de pruebas en Trenton en las próximas semanas.

See Food Access/Pantry List, including address, phone number, distribution times and requirements. List compiled and updated by THT.
Find out if you’re eligible for food assistance, cash assistance, and health insurance without leaving your home at NJHelps

See Pharmacy List, including address, phone number, operating hours and delivery status. List compiled and updated by THT.

View map of food access and pharmacy locations 

Visit the websites below for COVID-19 updates from:

State of New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub

What actions you can take to protect you and your loved ones’ health? Help determine whether you should be tested for COVID-19 with this COVID-19 Symptom Checker

Did you lose your job or have your hours reduced as a result of COVID-19? Businesses across New Jersey need thousands of workers for immediate hire. Learn who is hiring in your community.

The City of Trenton Department of Health and Human Services

Trenton Public Schools

The State of New Jersey Department of Health

The Federal Centers on Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Video on Preventing Respiratory Diseases such as COVID-19     en Español

American Heart Association tips to stay active and eat healthy meals at home

FEMA en español   Control de rumores del coronavirus

Dr. Pablo Moreno Franco of the Mayo Clinic recorded a Spanish-language video covering COVID-19 symptom information and self-care recommendations.

Nemours’ Spanish-language video on hand-washing

Get information by phone

Call: 2-1-1 information or 1-800-962-1253

Text: NJCOVID to 898-211 for updates

Text: Your zip code to 898-211 for live text assistance

Visit the NJ Hospital Association website listing ways to help support healthcare workers.