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Community COVID-19 testing site coming to Rock Island

The drive-thru site will be open on Monday, June 29 for over a week.

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — Rock Island is getting a drive-through COVID-19 testing site beginning Monday, June 29, and lasting for over a week.

The Rock Island County Health Department announced the addition on Wednesday, June 24.

The testing site will open on June 29 at the QCCA Expo Center in Rock Island. It's expected to be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. every day until Friday, July 10, except for on Saturday, July 4.

RICOHD says that due to likely high demand, long wait times are expected.

The department says that testing is encouraged for anyone experiencing symptoms of possible COVID-19 infection. Photo identification and contact information are required. Testing is available at no cost, but those with medical insurance will be asked to present their cards.

All test subjects must be in cars with functioning windows, and cannot exit their vehicles while they are in line. Walk-up service is also available, with specific instructions.

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

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