Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Metuchen, New Jersey is providing COVID-19 testing within the metropolis of New Brunswick.
The testing will happen on the Diocese of Metuchen’s Unity Sq. from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Those that select to obtain the speedy take a look at are suggested to chorus from consuming for not less than a half hour earlier than receiving the take a look at. Unity Sq., a neighborhood organizing and social issues initiative of Catholic Charities, focuses its efforts on a neighborhood of about 6,000 low-income residents in New Brunswick. Along with providing COVID-19 testing, it has additionally offered meals luggage to 1,000 native residents since April.
Unity Sq. works to empower neighborhood members and catalyze change within the poorest residential neighborhood of New Brunswick, reads Catholic Charities Diocese of Metuchen’s website.
Julio Coto, Catholic Charities appearing government director, stated, “We’re dedicated to the well being and security of the New Brunswick neighborhood and are happy to companion with the Metropolis of New Brunswick and the NJ Division of Well being to make COVID-19 testing accessible to Unity Sq. residents.”
In an announcement dated Dec. 11 and revealed Dec. 14, US Bishops approved two of the three accessible COVID-19 vaccines, the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. COVID-19 vaccines had been distributed to healthcare employees nationwide on Monday, USA In the present day reported.