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.

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.

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

3250 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL

Park in a designated spot. 

Blue Island
Health Center

12757 S. Western Ave.                     Blue Island, IL

Park in a designated spot.

North Riverside

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

Drive-up testing in parking lot behind health center.

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