Carbon Health Launches Large COVID-19 Testing Sites in South San Francisco, California, Montgomery and Plainsboro Townships, New Jersey

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carbon Health, a leading omnichannel healthcare provider, announced three new major COVID-19 testing sites, in South San Francisco, Calif., and Montgomery Township, New Jersey. , and Plainsboro Township, New Jersey. These community sites offer thousands of COVID-19 tests in areas experiencing increased COVID-19 positivity rates due to the Omicron variant, at no cost.

Throughout the pandemic, Carbon Health has been at the forefront of patient care, partnering with cities across the country on public testing initiatives, including administering more than 2.1 million COVID tests. -19 and nearly 1.5 million vaccines. Throughout December 2021 and January 2022, Carbon Health performed nearly 4,000 tests daily and offered lifesaving COVID-19 care nationwide at 100 clinics and through virtual appointments. For patients who test positive, Carbon Health offers its exclusive COVID Positive Care program which provides access to a comprehensive urgent and virtual care assessment, state-of-the-art clinical protocols, symptom trackers, device monitoring and therapeutic modalities, including symptom management and monoclonal antibody therapy.

Carbon Health is working closely with public partners, such as Montgomery Township and Plainsboro Township, New Jersey, and the City of South San Francisco, California, to understand their unique needs to create a rapid, community-based response to the pandemic. During the recent Omicron COVID-19 surge, New Jersey communities struggled to get rapid home tests, turning to overflowing urgent care clinics and emergency rooms or receiving results from delayed PCR testing.

“Due to the incredible demand for COVID-19 testing after the holidays, we were looking for a reliable partner to host COVID-19 testing clinics and Carbon Health more than delivered,” said Devangi Patel, Chief Health Officer, Department of the health of Montgomery Township. “Carbon Health was able, on short notice, to mobilize its resources and increase its capacity to run clinics within days. They took the time to understand our agency and our needs and helped us provide a much needed resource to our community in town. »

“We are at a critical point in the fight against the pandemic, where the Omicron variant is spreading rapidly and is highly transmissible,” said Dr. Chirag Patel, regional clinical director at Carbon Health. “Our nine clinics in central New Jersey are currently seeing 30% of COVID-19 tests come back positive, up from 8% in early December. Each test helps our community make more informed decisions to get kids back to school, keep businesses open, and end the surge.

“Carbon Health is uniquely positioned to succeed in this effort through our expertise and experience in a variety of areas, including rapidly mobilizing healthcare teams to launch massive testing sites, partnering with local municipal governments and our ability to rapidly reduce and increase capacity, based on local needs,” said Nita Sommers, Chief Growth Officer at Carbon Health.

Information about the test site:

Montgomery Township, NJ – Open Now

  • Location: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc (tests are administered in the lobby of the North Building)

  • Address: 199 Grandview Rd, Skillman, NJ 08558

  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET

  • Type of test: PCR

  • Turnaround time: 24-48 hours

  • Register for an appointment here or make appointments available

Plainsboro Township, NJ – Open Now

  • Venue: Princeton Covenant Church

  • Address: 20 Schalks Crossing Rd, Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536

  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. ET

  • Type of test: PCR

  • Turnaround time: 24-48 hours

  • Register for an appointment here or make appointments available

South San Francisco, California – Open Now

  • Address: 616 Linden Ave, South San Francisco, CA 94080

  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PT, extended hours beginning January 24

  • Type of test: PCR

  • Turnaround time: 24-48 hours

  • Register for an appointment here or make appointments available

About Carbon Health

Carbon Health is a leading national healthcare provider whose mission is to make high quality healthcare accessible to everyone. Carbon Health provides primary and urgent care to nearly two-thirds of the United States. Through its unique technology platform, Carbon Health provides its patients with omnichannel care, designed to meet patients where they are by delivering care through a variety of access points., including in-person clinics, virtual care and remote patient monitoring (RPM). Carbon Health also focuses on value-based care and other value-added services for employers, health plans, health systems, and other ecosystem partners.

Founded in 2015, Carbon Health is headquartered in San Francisco and is backed by Atreides, Blackstone Horizon, Dragoneer Investment Group, Brookfield Technology Partners (BTP), Fifth Wall, Lux Capital, Silver Lake Waterman, DCVC and Builders VC. To access Carbon Health, download the app (iTunes or Google Play) or visit carbonhealth.com.