Mercer County is now operating an appointment-only, drive-up testing site for COVID-19 at Quaker Bridge Mall in Lawrence. Your doctor must fax your prescription to the site's appointment makers. Those who show up and who do not have an appointment will not be able to be tested. If you are symptomatic and need testing you must contact your doctor who will fax a prescription to the test site. The fax number is: (609) 630-4031.

Personal Protective Equipment Needed! Donate supplies here

Important Return to Work information for MCBOSS Employees here

N.J. Dept. of Health COVID-19 Dashboard updates positive-test cases by county daily. Mercer County releases no identifiers other than the number of cases seen in Mercer County. Mercer does not tally by municipality. Click here to subscribe to Mercer bulletins.

For information on COVID-19:

General questions? Call: 2-1-1; Call (24/7): 1-800-962-1253; Text: NJCOVID to 898-211; Text your ZIP code to 898-211 for live text assistance.

COVID-19  Updates from Mercer County

Most Mercer County-run facilities are closed due to the COVID-19. More information here.

Mercer County Employees COVID-19 Temporary Time & Attendance Provisions


About the Commission

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 Mercer County Cultural & Heritage Commission

Our cultural resources enrich our lives on a daily basis. Mercer County knows this, and has supported the growth of its Art and History Communities for almost 50 years.

The Board of Chosen Freeholders created the Mercer County Cultural and Heritage Commission on March 17, 1970 to serve as an Advisory Board to the Division of Culture and Heritage. The Statutes enabled the Division, with the Commission's input, to develop County programs to promote public interest in local and county history, in the visual and performing arts, and in the cultural values, goals and traditions of the community.

The Commission is composed of up to nine volunteer citizens appointed for 5-year terms by the County Executive. The Commission and the Division share in the responsibility of reviewing and making funding decisions on the  Local Arts Program Grants and the Mercer County History Regrants.

Current Commissioner

Nora Anaños                             Graphics Design Consultant and Professional Translator

Laura Desai                               Director, Global Studies, The Pennington School

Deborah Ford                            Music Director/Instructor, Trinity Academy/Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. Vocalist.

Richard W. Hunter, PhD            Founder, Principal Archaeologist and President, Hunter Research. Historian.

Mel Leipzig                               Professor Emeritus, Art & Art History, Mercer County Community College. Artist.

Milagros (Millee) Medina          Language Instructor, Pemberton High School (Commission Chair)

Ted Plunkett                             Director, Visual & Performing Arts, Trenton Public Schools. Musician.