Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Mercer County

COVID-19 Updates from Mercer County. Stay connected to Mercer County government through an email subscription service that provides regular updates regarding COVID-19. To subscribe, click here. Also follow Mercer County on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

For information on COVID-19/Novel Coronavirus and its impact on businesses — including resources, assistance and regulations — visit the Mercer County Office of Economic Development’s COVID-19 Business Resources page.

Mercer County Free Testing

Free COVID-19 testing at CURE Insurance Arena, 81 Hamilton Ave., Trenton and free COVID-19 saliva test to be administered at home.

Mercer County Vaccination Clinics

Vaccinations are free, regardless of immigration or insurance status. Schedule an appointment through the NJ Vaccine Scheduling System or call 1-855-568-0545. Walk-ins are welcome.

New Jersey

Let’s Get Vaccinated

COVID-19 Information

HEAL, NJ Health Care Workers COVID Hope & Healing Helpline, provides live COVID crisis counseling support, 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to all New Jersey health care workers, their families, and caregivers statewide, with emergency support available 24/7. Call 1-833-416-8733 or visit healhealthcareworkers.com.

RISE, NJ First Responders COVID Hope & Healing Helpline, provides live COVID crisis counseling support, 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. to all New Jersey first responders, including police, firefighters, EMS, National Guard, military and veterans, their families, and caregivers statewide, with emergency support available 24/7. Call 1-833-237-4325 or visit risefirstresponders.com.

The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the state to provide information to the public on COVID-19:

  • Call (general COVID-19 questions): 2-1-1 (24/7)
  • Call (medical COVID-19 questions): 1-800-962-1253 (24/7)
  • Call (vaccine appointment support): 1-855-568-0545 (8a-8p)
  • Text: NJCOVID to 898-211 to receive alerts

Business Assistance

Jobs and Hiring

Did you lose your job or have your hours reduced as a result of COVID-19? The State of New Jersey has created a resource page to help you connect to benefits and resources you need while you are trying to safely get back to work, as well as some tips for coping with the stress of losing a job: covid19.nj.gov/work. For a listing of employment opportunities, visit jobs.covid19.nj.gov.

Mental Health

If you’re feeling stressed, anxious or depressed due to COVID-19, help is available to provide emotional support, guidance and mental health referrals as needed. Among the resources available are the following:

Nationwide

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Caregivers and Guardians

Older Adults

Talking to Children