The State of Illinois is sponsoring community drive-thru test sites in DuPage County. West Chicago Elementary School District 33, the City of West Chicago, the Illinois Department of Public Health and DuPage County Health Department are partnering to host two FREE COVID-19 mobile testing units.
Two dates have been scheduled in West Chicago, Saturday December 5, 2020 and Thursday, December 10, 2020, both from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (or until tests are exhausted) at Leman Middle School, 238 E. Hazel Street.
Anyone interested in getting tested MUST follow the designated route (see map below). The line will start from southbound Joliet Street and head east onto E. Hazel Street. Several road closures will be in place during these events:- Northbound Joliet Street will be closed from E. Forest Avenue to E. Hazel Street- Southbound Bishop Street will be closed from Brown Street to E. Forest Avenue- Eastbound E. Hazel Street will be closed from Joliet Street to Bishop Street. This will only be open to those waiting in line for testing. Please follow all posted signs and listen to those directing traffic.
Testing sites are open to anyone wishing to have a test regardless of symptoms and free of charge. Limited tests are available each day. The sites will close when capacity is reached.
- Simple nasal swabs will be used.
- Results will be available within 4-7 days.
- Bring your insurance card, but you can still be tested if you don’t have insurance.
This mobile testing unit is in addition to the following ongoing test sites: VNA COVID-19 Community Testing Center, St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 155 N. Prince Crossing Road, every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Free to those with no insurance.
DuPage County Complex, County Farm Road, Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. until daily test capacity is reached. The testing is free.
Odeum Expo Center, 1033 N Villa Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181, Sunday through Friday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The site will provide up to 600 tests per day. Visitors are encouraged to pre-register at testdirectly.com.
Note: Testing sites may close due to weather conditions.