DuPage County COVID-19 testing site to open June 16

  • A new DuPage County drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will be open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday,  or until 400 tests are completed each day for the next eight weeks.

    A new DuPage County drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will be open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, or until 400 tests are completed each day for the next eight weeks. Courtesy of DuPage County Health Department

 
Submitted by Don Bolger
Updated 6/15/2020 9:37 PM

The new DuPage County drive-thru COVID-19 testing site will open to all residents of DuPage County at 7 a.m. Tuesday, June 16. The COVID-19 test is free. No appointment, doctor referral or insurance is needed.

The DuPage County COVID-19 testing site, which will be accessible through the county campus' main entrance off County Farm Road, will be open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, or until 400 tests are completed each day for the next eight weeks.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

To ensure the safety of testing personnel, the test will be done while you are sitting in your vehicle. You must be sitting at a functioning window and cannot exit your vehicle while at the test site. No motorcycles will be allowed to enter.

Both DuPage County and the DuPage County Health Department remain committed to address the significant impact and unfortunate loss of life related to COVID-19. The collaborative efforts continue with healthcare and community partners to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in DuPage County.

To observe Independence Day, the DuPage County COVID-19 testing site will be closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4.

To learn more, visit the DuPage County COVID-19 Community-based Testing Site page at www.dupagehealth.org/covid19testing.

For more information on COVID-19 activity in DuPage County, review the COVID-19 Dashboard: www.dupagehealth.org/covid19data.