Do You Need a COVID-19 Test?

You may need a COVID-19 test if you:

      • Are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
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      • are part of a high-risk population with chronic medical conditions
      • are living in congregate situations such as nursing home/retirement housing
      • are a healthcare worker or first responder
      • are a household contact

How to Get A COVID-19 Test

If you need COVID-19 testing:

Drive-Thru Testing Locations

There are two drive-thru Community Based Testing Sites available in our community that offer free COVID-19 testing. Anyone who needs a test can come to get tested. No appointment is needed. You can get tested with or without symptoms.

UIC Health Science Campus - Rockford

1601 Parkview Avenue, Rockford, IL

Open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. or until daily supplies run out.

You can now pre-register for testing at the UIC site which will make your test result available to you electronically through a patient account. To pre-register, go to

Click here to virtually walk through this site.

Crusader Testing Site- (Illinois Department of Public Health and Crusader Community Health)

3150 North Rockton Avenue, Rockford, IL 61103

Open Monday-Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:00pm - 4:30pm or until daily supplies run out.
Open Friday from 9am – 12:30 p.m. and 1:00pm - 4:00pm or until daily supplies run out.

If you were tested at the North Rockton Avenue site, and you need a copy of your results to return to work or school, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.