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State COVID-19 testing sites now open to all

Post Date:06/08/2020 3:09 PM

Coronavirus_homepageThe State of Illinois has opened its COVID-19 community-based testing sites to all people, regardless of symptoms.

No appointment, doctor referral, or insurance is needed at state-operated drive-thru sites, and testing is available at no cost to individuals. The closest community-based testing sites to Evanston include:

Harwood Heights
6959 W. Forest Preserve Rd., Chicago
7 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Rolling Meadows High School
2901 Central Rd., Rolling Meadows
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

102 W. Water Street, Waukegan
8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All locations are open daily while supplies last.

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) recommends that those who have participated in a recent mass gathering, such as a march or rally, get tested 5 to 7 days after the event, or immediately if symptoms develop.

Evanston-area healthcare providers, including Erie Family Health CentersAMITA Health, and NorthShore University HealthSystem, also provide COVID-19 testing. Residents should contact their healthcare provider for testing guidelines and requirements, and to schedule an appointment.

The City is working with local healthcare partners to establish additional COVID-19 testing sites in Evanston.

For more information about COVID-19, please visit or call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

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