XpresSpa Group Announces the Opening of XpresCheck™ COVID-19 Testing Facility at Newark Liberty International Airport’s Terminal B on August 17, 2020
New Site Builds on Pilot Program at JFK International Airport’s Terminal 4
Terminal B Can Provide 350 COVID-19 Tests per Day for
In its initial phase, testing will be available to EWR terminal employees, airline employees, and airport workers through an expanded contract with XpresSpa’s new brand, XpresCheck. The new facility has the capacity to screen up to 350 airport employees per day. Following this initial launch period, testing at EWR’s XpresCheck site is expected to be made available to passengers.
“Across the agency, we have employed various preventive measures to ensure the safety of travelers and airport personnel and are continually exploring ways to further enhance these measures,” said Kevin O’Toole,
“The Port Authority has taken proactive measures to provide a safe environment for both employees and customers, including piloting a partnership with XpresCheck to bring testing right into our airport terminals,” said
XpresCheck, which began as a pilot at
Similar to the site in JFK’s Terminal 4, the EWR testing site is a new modular site constructed on Level 3 in Terminal B. It provides six separate testing rooms and is capable of conducting both COVID-19 testing and antibody testing. These services will be available to all airport employees, including airline employees, contractors and workers, concessionaires and their employees,
“Our airports are working hard to support the return of air travel to the pre-COVID levels and making sure our customers and employees feel safe and confident that when they come to one of our airports,” said
"We are thrilled to be launching in
Founded in 1921, the
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Source: XpresSpa Group, Inc.