Hudson County needs volunteers — both medical and non-medical — for COVID-19 testing @ Secaucus

Hudson County is seeking volunteers to work the COVID-19 mass testing site at Hudson Regional Hospital.

Medical and non-medical volunteers are being requested.

Medical volunteers to conduct testing are needed for 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. These individuals may be:

— Perfusionists, physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, dentists, nurses, paramedics, respiratory care practitioners, medical technicians, laboratory technicians and emergency medical technicians.

Fit testing and training will be provided.

Non-medical volunteers are being requested to assist with a call center for scheduling from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Hudson Regional Hospital as well.

Training will be provided, and volunteers need to be able to read a script, answer calls and take down non-medical information (check boxes).

Please contact Christina Butieb-Bianco at

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