Coronavirus Testing Centers: Find COVID-19 Testing Near You
State guidelines and testing criteria differ by state, please read or select appropriate state below.
- Call your local healthcare provider or hospital if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
- Test providers will determine if testing is appropriate for your case based on local criteria..
- Call the coronavirus test site before you go to confirm all final details.
- If you are sick and have coronavirus symptoms:
- Stay home and call your health care provider to discuss whether you should be evaluated in person and considered for testing.
- To help relieve symptoms: stay home and rest, take pain and fever medications and drink plenty of liquids. Seek medical attention if symptoms worsen.
- Providers determine whether to conduct testing based on the Illinois Department of Public Health’s criteria, which evaluates a combination of symptoms and risk factors.
- Testing is now being prioritized for high risk patients which include:
- Hospitalized (inpatients) with suspect COVID-19
- Individuals with suspect COVID-19 who are residents of a congregate setting that serves a vulnerable population1 and are part of a potential cluster of COVID-19
- Outpatients with suspect COVID-19 who are involved in front-line COVID-19 response (Health care and public safety workers (EMS, law enforcement, firefighters))
- Outpatients with suspect COVID-19 who are employees in residential congregate settings serving vulnerable populations
- After a provider sends samples to the public health lab, results should be available approximately 24 hours later.
- Commercial labs are also conducting tests, which are then sent to the Illinois Department of Public Health’s laboratory for confirmation.
General questions about COVID-19 and Illinois’ response can be answered over the phone at 1-800-889-3931 or via email at DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV. More information is available on the Illinois Department of Public Health‘s coronavirus website.
*This listings are updated regularly with the latest, publicly available data. The number of testing centers changes quickly.