COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Information

More Free At-Home COVID Tests Now Available (updated 5/28/2022)

The 3rd round of At-home COVID-19 tests are now available to order for free at Every household is eligible to receive eight tests in the mail by simply entering your name and address. Once you receive them, you should take a test when:

  • You begin having COVID-⁠19 symptoms: fever, sore throat, runny nose, or loss of taste or smell.
  • At least five days after you come into close contact with someone with COVID-⁠19.
  • When you’re going to gather with a group of people, especially those who are at risk of disease.

If you test positive you should quarantine at home, following the latest CDC guidelines. If you are currently experiencing symptoms and need a test immediately, find a local testing facility.

Information below is not frequently updated. For more up to date information, please go to your local public health authority’s website or to your primary care clinic or doctor.

DuPage County Health Department

Find a Vaccine Location Near You

Go to this official CDC website to find a vaccine location near you: You may also call to help find a vaccine at 800-232-0233.

The Illinois Department of Public Health also provides a website to find vaccination locations and where to make appointments, which can be found here.

You may also find vaccine locations through the Cook County Community Vaccination Program website.

Schedule A Vaccine Appointment

Walgreens, Walmart, and Jewel Osco are accepting appointments for vaccinations at their stores.

Testing Information

The Cook County Department of Public Health currently recommends at-home testing for those who don’t have any symptoms.

For testing sites and information in Cook County, click here.

DuPage County Health Department

For testing sites and information in DuPage County, click here.

For frequently asked questions, visit the Illinois Department of Public Health website.