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


County Information

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  • NJM12 municipalities
  • Land area: 226.10 square miles
  • 10% of the US population is within 75 miles of Mercer County
  • Population, 2014 estimate: 371,537
  • Median household income, 2010 - 2014 data: $74,118
  • Equidistant from New York and Philadelphia
  • More than 27,000 acres of open space and preserved farmland
  • Seven parks, seven recreational areas, four public golf courses, a living history farm and wildlife center
  • Five colleges and universities
  • Within a two-hour drive of 30 million people
  • Great transportation services including Trenton-Mercer Airport offering commercial and corporate air travel
  • The top five industries, based on number of employees, include: Government; Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Health Care and Social Assistance; Educational Services; and Retail Trade
  • 16 of top 20 professions in Mercer County are growing (source: NJ Department of Labor)
  • The unemployment rate in Mercer County is consistently lower than state and national averages
  • Mercer County has delivered more than 80 loans totaling $5.3 million through its Loan Fund
  • More than 700 jobs created or retained by Mercer County Loan Fund since 2001