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Rite Aid to open more than 300 new no-charge COVID-19 testing sites on Friday

Drive-Through Testing Expanding Across New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania

Rite Aid is expanding its no-charge COVID-19 testing capabilities with 317 additional drive-through testing site locations opening across New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania on Friday, February 5, through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Like Rite Aid’s existing testing sites, the new locations will utilize PCR, simple self-swab nasal tests overseen by Rite Aid pharmacists. Each site will operate Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with testing only available through the chain’s drive-through windows to ensure the safety of customers seeking other services in-store.

Rite Aid’s COVID-19 nasal tests are available for all individuals four years of age and older, regardless if they are experiencing virus symptoms, in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.

Customers are required to pre-register online at in order to schedule a time slot for testing. Individuals ages 4-17 may access testing with parent or legal guardian consent. Additionally, a parent or legal guardian must be in attendance and bring their photo ID to the testing appointment with the minor.

Now operating 777 total testing sites across 16 states, Rite Aid has adequate capacity to test symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals four years and older who want to be tested. A complete list of Rite Aid’s COVID-19 testing sites can also be found at

Rite Aid partners with Verily and its Baseline COVID-19 Testing Program to provide screening, scheduling and return of results to participants for Rite Aid testing sites.

BioReference Laboratories provides COVID-19 laboratory testing.

Clinical oversight for the COVID-19 testing program is provided by PWNHealth, a national clinician network that enables safe and easy access to diagnostic testing.

Rite Aid will continue to provide regular updates on the company’s progress with COVID-19 testing.

New Jersey:

  • Atco
  • Barnegat Township
  • Barrington
  • Bayonne
  • Bayville
  • Bellmawr
  • Belvidere
  • Berlin
  • Blairstown
  • Brick Township
  • Bridgeton
  • Burlington
  • Cherry Hill
  • Clayton
  • Clementon
  • Clifton
  • Deptford Township
  • Edgewater Park
  • Edison
  • Evesham
  • Florence
  • Franklin Township
  • Greenwich Township
  • Hackensack
  • Hackettstown
  • Jackson Township
  • Lacey Township
  • Laurel Springs
  • Little Egg Harbor Township
  • Logan Township
  • Manchester Township
  • Medford
  • Middletown
  • Millville
  • Monroe
  • Monroe Township
  • Neptune City
  • Newark
  • North Brunswick Township
  • Oaklyn
  • Parsippany-Troy Hills
  • Penns Grove
  • Perth Amboy
  • Pilesgrove
  • Robbinsville Township
  • Salem
  • Sayreville
  • Sewell
  • Sicklerville
  • Stratford
  • Tinton Falls
  • Toms River
  • Vineland
  • Voorhees Township
  • Waldwick
  • Washington
  • Washington Township
  • West Deptford
  • Wildwood
  • Willingboro
  • Woodbury

 For complete list of locations, click here.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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