Free COVID-19 testing to be held at DeKalb High School


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An emergency doctor holds a nasal swab for a COVID-19 test.

Greg Gancarz, Reporter

DeKALB — Free COVID-19 testing will be temporarily offered at Dekalb High School. Testing will be offered from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. 

Those seeking testing at DeKalb High School, 501 W. Dresser Road, should enter at the stoplight entrance of Pride Avenue, according to a Wednesday news release from the DCHD. Simple nasal swabs will be used and those tested will be called with the results within seven days. Symptoms are not a requirement for testing.

The free testing is being offered through a partnership of the Illinois Department of Public Health, the DeKalb County Health Department and the DeKalb Community School District 428, according to the release.

For more information, email the DeKalb County Health Department at