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SIU Medicine Announces New COVID-19 Testing Times

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August 5, 2020 – SIU Medicine, in coordination with the Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH) and the Office of the Mayor, recently relaunched a testing site at SCDPH to meet the immediate need for expanded testing in Sangamon County. Testing is now available only on select days at 2833 S. Grand Avenue East in the parking area adjacent to the public health building. All testing slots are open during the following times, weather permitting. The site is closed on Wednesdays.

Testing hours are:

  • Monday: 9-11 a.m. | 4-7 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 9-11 a.m. | 4-7 p.m.
  • Thursday: 9-11 a.m. | 4-7 p.m.
  • Friday: 9-11 a.m.

Before heading out for a test, please wait at least four days from a possible exposure to get the most accurate test result and quarantine at home until a result has been given.

The mission of SIU School of Medicine is to optimize the health of the people of central and southern Illinois through education, patient care, research and service to the community. SIU Medicine, the health care practice of the school of medicine, includes clinics and offices with more than 300 providers caring for patients throughout the region.

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