Mobile COVID-19 Testing Site Available to Lake Zurich Community This Weekend

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For Immediate Release
Date: July 9, 2020
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Mobile COVID-19 Testing Site Available to Lake Zurich Community This Weekend

Lake County, Ill. — A mobile Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) testing site will be stationed at Lake Zurich High School on Sunday, July 12. The testing site is in response to multiple cases of COVID-19 identified among participants attending the first day of sports camp at the high school and at recent social gatherings. The testing site will be run and managed by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH).

“Time is of the essence. We are recommending that any Lake Zurich community members who may have been exposed, regardless of age, get tested,” said Dr. Sana Ahmed, Medical Epidemiologist at the Lake County Health Department. “This will help us identify positive cases and slow the spread of COVID-19 in the community.”

The mobile testing site, located at Lake Zurich High School’s Performing Arts Center parking lot (300 Church St., Lake Zurich), will be open Sunday, July 12 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The mobile testing site will return on Sunday, July 19 to provide additional testing. The IDPH administers the tests, and results are provided by phone in 4 to 7 days.

If your child or any other family members experience symptoms, please contact your healthcare provider or call the Lake County Health Department’s Communicable Disease program at (847) 377-8130 for guidance on quarantine and testing.

Know Before You Go:

Testing is free and open to all regardless of symptoms. You do not need to be a student, faculty, staff, or family member to get tested. A phone number and name are required in order to receive testing results. Photo identification and proof of insurance are helpful, but not required.

Those utilizing drive-thru testing must be seated at a functioning window. Once you get in line at the site, you will not be permitted to exit your car. The site will also accommodate walk-up individuals.

Other Testing Options:

State-run Community-Based Testing Sites, located in Waukegan (102 W. Water St.) and Rolling Meadows (2901 Central Rd.), are open 7 days a week from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Testing at these sites is free. Many healthcare providers in Lake County also have COVID-19 testing available. Please contact your provider or the facility to ask about testing criteria and appointment availability. Anyone without a healthcare provider or insurance can contact the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center for an appointment at (847) 377-8800. For more information, visit the IDPH website at

Additional Information:

The Lake County Health Department reported Lake County’s first COVID-19 case on March 11, 2020. As of July 9, 2020, 10,185 Lake County residents have tested positive for the disease, including 408 deaths. For more details, please visit the Coronavirus Data Hub, which is updated daily Monday through Friday at

Visit the Health Department’s Coronavirus web page,, for updates, testing information, community guidance and resources, answers to frequently asked questions, and to sign up for the Health Department’s weekly COVID-19 newsletter. General questions can be sent via email to

For trusted information on the COVID-19 pandemic from reputable state and federal sources, visit the State of IllinoisIllinois Department of Public Health, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) websites.

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