Free COVID-19 SHIELD saliva testing, developed by the University of Illinois, is available from the College of Lake County:
CLC - Grayslake Campus SHIELD Testing
University Center of Lake County, Rm. 112
1200 University Center Drive (near the Washington St. entrance)
Mondays & Thursdays, 8:30 AM - 3 PM
Appointments are not necessary, but individuals do need to create an account online before heading to the site.
Free COVID-19 testing is provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health at convenient locations throughout the state. To find a COVID-19 testing site, visit dph.illinois.gov/testing. The two nearest IDPH testing sites are:
823 Wilke Rd
8:00am – 4:00pm
Mobile testing sites may available in Lake County if there is a need. Find an IDPH mobile testing site.