COVID-19 Testing & Information
Who Should Get Tested?
People experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should get tested for COVID-19.
People who have risk factors may also get tested for COVID-19.
Risk Factors include:
– Contact with someone confirmed to have COVID-19
– A compromised immune system or a serious chronic medical condition
– Workers who support critical infrastructure such as health care facilities, grocery stores, daycares, factories, utilities, gas stations, etc.
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
New loss of taste or smell
Congestion or runny nose
Nausea or vomiting
All residents of DuPage County can be tested, and no appointment, doctor referral, or insurance is needed.
All residents of DuPage County can be tested, and no doctor referral or insurance is needed. By appointment only.
Open Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment only. Call 708-745-5277 to set up an appointment.
For information on other Community Based Testing Site locations throughout the state of Illinois, please refer to the State of Illinois Community-Based Testing Sites page.
Due to the demand for this service, we anticipate there could be significant wait times associated with these drive-thru community-based testing sites. Please be patient. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, you are urged to call your doctor or emergency department to seek immediate care and instructions.
Please note: Testing or treatment for COVID-19 cannot be used against immigrants in a public charge test. You do NOT need to share any information about your immigration status to be tested.
What do I do if I think I have COVID-19?
- Call your doctor for the most up to date information on how to get COVID-19 testing. Tell them that you may have been exposed to COVID-19. Calling ahead will help your doctor’s office take steps to keep other people from being exposed, and give you the best advice.
- Call the DuPage County COVID-19 Hotline at (630) 221-7030. This hotline is open weekdays from 8am-4:30pm, and Saturday from 8am-1pm.
- Call the Illinois COVID-19 Hotline 24/7, at 1(800) 889-3931. These resources are open anytime, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- Please do not go to the ER seeking a COVID-19 screening unless directed to do so by a medical professional. Testing is only available under specific criteria, and since the ER may have other visitors with COVID-19 and other infections, you may actually increase your odds of contracting an illness. In the case of a true medical emergency, please do go to the ER.
Where can I get more COVID-19 Information?
- Visit the CDC Website regarding general information about COVID-19.
- The Illinois Department of Public Health has a statewide COVID-19 hotline and website to answer any questions from the public: Call 1-800-889-3931 or visit IDPH.illinois.gov.
- Find statewide data and responses by visiting coronavirus.illinois.gov.
- Find information regarding DuPage County by visiting the DuPage County Health Department’s website.
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How to use Masks to Stay Safe
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in general, the closer and longer you interact with others, the greater the risk of spreading COVID-19. If you decide to participate in public activities, continue to protect yourself by practicing everyday preventive actions. Whenever possible, keep a cloth face covering, tissues, and a hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol on hand.