CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago alderman Brian Hopkins and Roseland Community Hospital are co-hosting free COVID-19 walk-up and drive-thru testing Sunday in the Gold Coast neighborhood.
The tests include a nasal swab and blood test, which will determine if someone has or had contracted COVID-19. Test results are made available after a few days and are sent to the individual through a downloadable smart-phone app.
Testing will take place May 17 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Gold Coast Parking, located at 1258 N. State Parkway.
Tests will be administered on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Due to the high demand for testing, sign-ups are recommended and it's advised to arrive at the start of the event.
Drive up testing: Cars can enter the parking lot from State Street from North Avenue
Walk-up testing: Walk-ups will line up on the sidewalk, starting at Goethe Street and State.
While testing is free, individuals must provide a photo ID and a copy of their health insurance card.
To sign up for a test click the link.
Coronavirus Chicago: Temporary COVID-19 drive-thru test site opens in Gold Coast