COVID-19 Testing

COVID-19 Testing in DuPage County

DuPage County is now offering community-based COVID-19 testing at the DuPage County Complex. Testing is free but limited tests are available per day. This is a drive-thru testing site where individuals will give themselves a nasal swab test with instructions from staff. 

Hours of Operation

The testing site is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to noon or until the daily test capacity of 600 tests is met. 

Testing Information and Resources

COVID-19 Testing Recommended Guidelines (PDF), Spanish (PDF)
COVID-19 Nasal Swab Quick Reference Guide (PDF), Spanish (PDF)

Who Should Get Tested

Anyone may get tested, regardless of symptoms or other criteria.

Following the CDC's recent announcement on changes regarding COVID-19 testing protocols, IDPH will continue advising anyone who comes into close contact with a confirmed case to be tested. Learn more: IDPH Highlights Importance of Getting Tested Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic

Definition of Symptoms

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

Test Site Location

The entrance is located on County Farm Road a few blocks North of Roosevelt Road at a stoplight. Follow the signs through the campus to the test site.

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Test Site Video Tour

A brief step-by-step video to help guide you through the process of getting tested at the new DuPage County COVID-19 Test Site. 

What to Expect During Your Visit

Due to the demand for this service, we anticipate there could be significant wait times associated with these drive-thru community-based testing sites. Please be patient. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, you are urged to call your doctor or emergency department to seek immediate care and instructions.

Only people who arrive in a cars will be allowed to be tested. People will need to remain seated in their car at a working window (window must go up and down). Once in line at the CBTS, you will not be permitted to exit your car. Bathrooms are not available on-site. For the safety of the testing personnel, the drive-thru sites will not be accept walk-up individuals.

Waiting for Your Results

If you were tested starting July 16th, you may use to obtain your results using the unique key you received at the testing site. Test results are available within 3 to 4 days of your test.

As you wait for your results, if you are ill, stay in touch with your doctor. Keep in mind your symptoms may be due to another condition that requires prompt evaluation and treatment. Stay at home except for medical appointments. Call ahead before visiting your doctor. As much as possible, stay in a specific room and away from other people and pets. If you must be around other people or animals, wear a cloth face covering over your nose and mouth. For more information on how to keep you and others safe, view Stop the Spread of Germs (PDF). For Spanish, click here.

We cannot accommodate vehicles:

  • With windows that do not function
  • That are not self-contained (e.g. convertible with top that will not close)
  • With trailers
  • With a dog
  • With occupants that cannot sit at a window that rolls down
  • Buses

To support privacy of those at the site, photography and video are not permitted.

Other Community Based Testing (CBTS) Locations

For information on other CBTS locations throughout the state of Illinois, please refer to the State of Illinois Community-Based Testing Sites page. For general guidance on testing, please refer to the State of Illinois COVID-19 Testing Guidance (PDF).