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


Mercer County Student Internship Program

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

You will find answers to the most commonly asked questions regarding the Mercer County Student Internship Program here. If you can't find the answer you're looking for, please contact Alejandra M. Silva at (609) 989-6676 or via e-mail at 

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • How do I apply for the Mercer County Internship Program?

  • Who is eligible to apply for the Mercer County Internship Program?

  • How early can I submit my application for the summer internship program?

  • How do you determine which students are offered spots in the internship program?

  • How will I know if I’ve been selected for the Summer Internship Program?

  • I’ve been offered a spot in the internship program. Now what?

  • How many hours a week will I work during the summer program?

  • When does the summer internship begin and when does it end?

  • I am in college and have to go back to school before the end of the internship program. Am I able to end my internship before Labor Day?

  • I am in high school and am undecided on what I want to do. How do I decide which department to apply for?

  • I need credits for school. Do you offer unpaid internships?

  • Do you offer paid internships?

  • If the County is closed, will I get paid?

  • Is there an age minimum?