Thursday, July 2, 2020 Volume 1, Issue 18
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The 4th of July is here! It’s a time to celebrate with cookouts, enjoying local fireworks and more.

The DuPage County Health Department wants you to remember, COVID-19 is still here.

Here are some tips to protect yourself, protect your family this 4th of July:
  • If you’re hosting a cookout or party, celebrate with a small group, such as your family and a few friends.
  • Are you visiting family or friends? Be sure to wear a mask, practice social distancing, wash your hands or use hand sanitizer, and don’t share cups, plates, forks, etc.
  • If you decide to go out to watch fireworks, wear a face mask, practice social distancing and wash your hands or use hand sanitizer.

DuPage County businesses are open, so even if you make a quick trip to the store, remember, COVID-19 is still here. Wear a mask, practice social distancing and wash your hands or use hand sanitizer.

Enjoy the 4th of July and Stay Safe DuPage!

DuPage County Testing Site
Holiday Closure

The DuPage County community-based COVID-19 testing site will be closed for the federal holiday on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th . Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday, July 7th .
DuPage County is offering community-based COVID-19 testing at the DuPage County Complex. The entrance is located on County Farm Road a few blocks North of Roosevelt Road at a stoplight. Follow the signs through the campus to the test site.

Testing is free but limited tests are available per day. This is a drive-thru testing site where individuals will give themselves a nasal swab test with instructions from staff. 

Hours of Operation
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday 
( all cars must arrive by 2 p.m. to be tested and site may close earlier if daily test capacity is met)

Testing Information and Resources

Who Should Get Tested
Anyone should get tested, regardless of symptoms or other criteria. 

Definition of Symptoms
Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. People with these symptoms may have COVID-19:
  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

What to Expect During Your Visit
Due to the demand for this service, we anticipate there could be significant wait times associated with these drive-thru community-based testing sites. Please be patient. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, you are urged to call your doctor or emergency department to seek immediate care and instructions.

Only people who arrive in a cars will be allowed to be tested. People will need to remain seated in their car at a working window (window must go up and down). Once in line at the CBTS, you will not be permitted to exit your car. Bathrooms are not available on-site. For the safety of the testing personnel, the drive-thru sites will not be accept walk-up individuals. 

We cannot accommodate vehicles:
  • With windows that do not function
  • That are not self-contained (e.g. convertible with top that will not close)
  • With trailers
  • With a dog
  • With occupants that cannot sit at a window that rolls down
  • Buses

To support privacy of those at the site, photography and video are not permitted.

Waiting for Your Results
You will receive a phone call from ( 469) 498-0222 with your results within 3 to 4 days of your test. If you have not received your results after 4 days, please contact Reditus Laboratories at (469) 498-0222.

As you wait for your results, if you are ill, stay in touch with your doctor. Keep in mind your symptoms may be due to another condition that requires prompt evaluation and treatment. Stay at home except for medical appointments. Call ahead before visiting your doctor. As much as possible, stay in a specific room and away from other people and pets. If you must be around other people or animals, wear a face cloth over your nose and mouth. For more information on how to keep you and others safe, view  Stop the Spread of Germs . For Spanish,  click here .

More COVID-19 Resources
Pillars Community Health
COVID-19 Testing in Willowbrook

Pillars Community Health is offering drive-up testing for coronavirus outside of Anne M. Jeans Elementary School in Willowbrook.

Limited tests available; appointment required; please call 708-PILLARS (708-745-5277) .

Testing is available on Tuesdays 9 am-Noon and Thursdays from 9 am-1 pm to anyone with symptoms of COVID-19; or anyone with a known exposure to COVID-19 (have been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19); or asymptomatic, high-risk patients, first responders, health care workers, or essential workers who wish to be tested.

Illinois COVID-19
Hotline and Email Address

If you have questions about Coronavirus - Call the Illinois Coronavirus Disease
(COVID-19) Hotline:

1 (800) 889-3931 or, send an email to:

Both are available anytime, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Thursday, July 2, 2020 Volume 1, Issue 18
(630) 682-7400