July 20, 2022 - The Oak Park Health Department is offering COVID-19 PCR and rapid testing several days each week at various locations in the community.
All testing provided by the Health Department is free and insurance is not required.
One-time advance registration is required to receive a test – click here to register.
Individuals can walk-in anytime during testing hours provided they have completed the one-time registration form.
Testing is typically administered from the Health Department’s Mobile Response Van most Tuesday evenings at Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid Ave., most Wednesday mornings at the main Fire Station, 100 N. Euclid Ave., most Thursday evenings at Thursday Night Out near Marion and Lake streets, and most Saturday mornings at the Oak Park Farmers’ Market, 460 Lake St.
Complete details, including specific times and dates when testing is available, can be found on the Village website at www.oak-park.us/testing.
Individuals seeking a PCR test will be able to choose from nasal swabs and saliva-based SHIELD tests. Results are typically available within a day or two. The Health Department will also provide rapid antigen tests, with results typically available within 15 minutes.
The Health Department’s COVID-19 testing initiative is a resource for individuals experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or seeking a confirmatory PCR test after receiving a positive result on an at-home rapid test.
The testing events are also available for individuals needing a PCR test for travel or work. In addition, parents are invited to use the testing events for their children before the school year begins, particularly if their children are attending summer camp.
Free testing is made possible in part thanks to grant funding from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
For more information, contact the Health Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 708.358.5480.
More information about Oak Park's COVID-19 response is available at www.oak-park.us/covid19.