Bergen New Bridge Medical Center’s COVID-19 vaccine immunity response test, first in state

How do you know for sure the COVID-19 shots you were given are working? Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus is offering the first vaccine immunity response test in the state. It checks to see that you developed antibodies protecting you from the virus. It works like a regular antibody test, but can detect those stimulated by vaccines.

People should wait at least 15 days after they were fully immunized to get tested; results take about three hours. The test has received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration, but you will need a doctor’s order to get one.

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