Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan Announces Three Additional Drive-Through COVID-19 Test Kit Distribution Events

Open only to Ulster County residents, Ulster County will be holding three more FREE drive-through test kit distribution events in Saugerties, Highland, and Ellenville

KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that the County will hold three more FREE drive-through at-home test kit distribution events at the Cantine Field in Saugerties on Friday, January 28th, from 3-5pm, at Highland High School in Highland on Monday, January 31st, from 4-6pm, and at the Ellenville High School in Ellenville on Thursday, February 3rd, from 5-7pm. Each event will have 2,000 at-home test kits available to Ulster County residents, with one kit per car. 

“Our first two distribution events allowed us to deliver over 50,000 at-home COVID-19 test kits to the community at a time when it is critical to make informed decisions to safeguard our families,” County Executive Pat Ryan said. “As we see positive case counts finally begin to taper, we know that testing, wearing a mask, and getting your booster shot are working to keep our community safe and our schools and businesses open.”

“Through the distribution of testing kits, masks, and communication with the public, Ulster County has continued to work proactively to blunt the most recent surge in COVID-19 cases,” Chairwoman of the Ulster County Legislature Tracey Bartels said. “By working together at all levels of government, we are keeping our communities safe and our schools and businesses open.” 

Friday, January 28th

3 pm – 5 pm

Cantine Field

Pavilion Street, Saugerties, NY 12477

Monday, January 31st

4 pm – 6 pm

Highland High School

320 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland, NY 12528

Thursday, February 3rd

5 pm – 7 pm

Ellenville High School

28 Maple Avenue, Ellenville, NY 12428

Additionally, County Executive Ryan announced that Ulster County will once again partner with local municipalities for at-home test kit distribution. Residents are encouraged to contact their municipality for additional details on how to obtain test kits. 

Last week, County Executive Ryan announced that in addition to regular COVID-19 vaccination PODs at the former Best Buy at the Hudson Valley Mall, Ulster County is engaging in a second round of Vax to School PODs at area elementary, middle, and high schools, where residents can receive pediatric, 1st, and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Appointments are recommended for the County’s vaccination PODs, although walk-ins will be accommodated as capacity allows. Sign up for an appointment and find the schedule at VaccinateUlster.com.

Report positive at-home rapid COVID test results at covid19.ulstercountyny.gov/hometest/.