COVID-19 Testing

Free Community-Based Sites

Free community-based testing sites are available in our community. Anyone who needs a test can get tested with or without symptoms.

State Drive-Thru Community Based Testing Site – Rockford

1321 Sandy Hollow Road, Rockford, IL – Drive-Up outside by the tents

Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m.

No appointment is needed.

You can pre-register for testing at this site to make your test result available to you electronically through a patient account. To pre-register, go to https://www.testdirectly.com/patient/home

State COVIDShield Community Based Testing Site – Rockford

1601 Parkview Ave., Rockford, IL – Park in the South Parking Lot and check-in at the tent for PCR saliva testing for COVID-19.

Open at the following times:

  • Monday – Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Pre-register at https://go.uic.edu/RockfordShield. Walk-ins are welcome.

Other Testing Options

Other testing options may be available through your healthcare provider or local pharmacy.

For general questions about COVID-19, please call the Illinois Department of Public Health at 1-800-889-3931 or email dph.sick@illinois.gov

For questions about COVID-19 specific to Winnebago County, please call 1-815-319-6705 or email covid19@wchd.org.

Or you can visit https://www.wchd.org/covid-19/testing.