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


List of Contracted Childcare Providers

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Eight Mercer County agencies were selected to administer childcare services through Dec. 31, 2020.

Before and/or After School Care

Capital Area YMCA
431 Pennington Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08618
Telephone: 609-599-9622

Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) of Mercer County
920 South Broad Street 
Trenton, NJ 08611 
Telephone: 609-396-8383

Infant/Toddler Care

YWCA Princeton
59 Paul Robeson Place  
Princeton, NJ 08540  
Telephone: 609-497-2100  

Preschool Care

Better Beginnings Child Development Center 
318 North Main Street 
Hightstown, NJ 08520 
Telephone: 609-448-6226 

Princeton Nursery School
78 Leigh Avenue 
Princeton, NJ 08542 
Telephone: 609-921-8606 

Summer Camp

Boys and Girls Club of Mercer County
212 Centre Street 
Trenton, NJ 08611 
Telephone: 609-392-3191 

116 North Main Street 
P.O. Box 88 
Hightstown, NJ 08520 
Telephone: 609-443-4464 

Program Enhancements

Child Care Connection
1001 Spruce Street, Suite 201 
Trenton, NJ 08638