Mobile COVID-19 testing in Elgin, Carpentersville
A mobile testing unit managed by the Illinois Department of Public Health will be in Kane County next week to provide free COVID-19 tests to the community.
The unit will be available 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. while supplies last on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Elgin Sports Complex, 709 Sports Way, Elgin, and Sunday, Dec. 27, Dundee Crown High School, 1500 Kings Road, Carpentersville.
Testing is open to all regardless of symptoms. Anyone who has recently been exposed to a potential or confirmed COVID-19 case, is encouraged to get tested, even if they are not experiencing symptoms. A phone number and name are required in order to receive testing results. Photo ID is not required.
Viral testing, consisting of a nasal swab, will be used. Antibody testing will not be provided at this site. Test results are expected in four to seven calendar days.
For information about all available testing sites in Kane County, visit the IDPH website at Test-Illinois.com
For information and updates on COVID-19, visit KaneHealth.com or call the health department at (630) 208-3801.