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 opens at 7:00 a.m. Tuesday - Saturday and will close when the daily test capacity of 400 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.
Definition of Symptoms
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting
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.
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 https://myresults.testdirectly.com 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
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).
- VNA Healthcare offers COVID-19 testing by appointment to new and existing patients with or without symptoms. For more information, review the VNA Healthcare COVID-19 Community Testing Flyer (PDF).
- Pillars Community Health now offers COVID-19 testing by appointment to new and existing patients. For more information, review the Pillars Community Health COVID-19 Testing Flyer (PDF).
- Hamdard Healthcare Center offers COVID-19 testing by appointment. To be screened by a provider, please call (630) 835-1430.