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Posted on: June 25, 2020

COVID Testing

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Community-based COVID-19 testing site coming to Rock Island County

A community-based COVID-19 drive-through testing site will open in Rock Island on Monday, June 29 and is expected to remain available through Friday, July 10. Testing will not be available on Saturday, July 4.

The site is at the QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Ave., Rock Island. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Testing is available to Illinois residents to get tested, regardless of symptoms or other criteria. No appointment or doctor referral is needed at state-operated drive-through sites. Photo identification and contact information are required. Testing is available at no cost to every individual, but those with medical insurance may be asked to provide their insurance card.

Anyone who will be tested must be seated at a functioning window. Once you get in line at the testing site, you will not be permitted to exit your car. Walk-up testing services also will be offered; please follow directions at the test site.

Due to the demand for this service, there could be significant wait times. Please be patient. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, seek immediate care.

Testing is encouraged for residents showing symptoms consistent of COVID-19. These symptoms include: fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headaches, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea. For additional information about COVID-19 symptoms, use the CDC Symptom Self-Checker Tool.

For additional information related to COVID-19, visit or call the state’s COVID-19 hotline at any time at 800-889-3931.

Above Information in Press Release Form

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