Free COVID tests will be available in Elgin, Hampshire

Daily Herald report
Updated 12/2/2020 4:40 PM

An Illinois Department of Public Health mobile unit will provide free COVID-19 tests in Kane County next week.

The mobile testing unit will operate from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, at the Elgin Sports Complex, 709 Sports Way, and Tuesday, Dec. 8 at Hampshire High School, 1600 Big Timber Road.


Testing is open to all regardless of symptoms. A phone number and name are required to receive testing results. Photo ID is not required.

Those using drive-through testing must be seated at a functioning window. Viral testing will be used, consisting of a nasal swab. Antibody testing will not be provided at this site. Test results are expected in four to seven calendar days.

For more information about all available testing sites in Kane County, visit

For information and updates on the COVID-19 situation, visit or call the health department at (630) 208-3801.


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