Getting tested for COVID-19 is an important step in protecting your health and the health of those around you. Cook County Health offers testing at the locations below.

Please call the COVID-19 hotline at 833-308-1988 to register for a test in advance.  The registration hotline is open Monday and Saturday from 7:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Tests are free and are available for adults and children age 6 months and older. Results are typically available in 24 hours. 

If you test positive and would like more information about antiviral medication or monoclonal antibody treatment, call the COVID-19 hotline, 833-308-1988. A provider can prescribe medications to you virtually if you are eligible. 

Testing Locations & Hours

Stroger Hospital

1969 W. Ogden Ave.
Chicago, IL

Drive-up/walk-up tent located in
Emergency Department parking lot.

Monday & Wednesday: 7:30 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Please arrive 45 minutes prior to closing if you wish to be tested that day. 

500 E. 51st St.
Chicago, IL

Drive-up/walk-up tent located in
front of Emergency Department.

Monday – Saturday: 7:30 am – 4:00 pm

Please arrive 45 minutes prior to closing if you wish to be tested that day.

3250 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL

Drive-up testing in parking lot. 

Monday, Wednesday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Every 2nd & 4th Saturday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Blue Island
Health Center

12757 S. Western Ave.                     Blue Island, IL

Park in a designated spot.

Monday, Wednesday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Every 1st & 3rd Saturday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

North Riverside

Health Center
1800 S. Harlem Ave.
North Riverside, IL

Drive-up testing in parking lot behind health center.

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Tuesday: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Thursday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Every 1st & 3rd Saturday: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

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