Type of COVID tests available and how Online Scheduling Works

LaSalle County Health Department

The LaSalle County Health Department is scheduling ALL COVID-19 tests online. 

Due to the decreased demand for testing, beginning February 28, 2022, COVID-19 testing will ONLY be available by appointment on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00am until Noon. No walk-ins will be accepted.

At the time of scheduling your appointment, the following information will be required:

      • Name, Date of Birth, Gender
      • Street Address and Cell Phone Number
      • Email
      • Any symptoms experiencing
      • Pick appointment date and time, based on availability
      • Electronic Signature of Consent



Testing children under 3 years old.  We request the presence of two accompanying adults for the safety of the child and the most accurate results.

Walk-ins are no longer accepted.  you will be directed to make an appointment online.

Please cancel your appointment if no longer needed.  This allows the appointment to be opened back up for someone else who needs it.  To cancel, please look at the email confirmation you received when scheduling your appointment.  There are directions at the bottom of the email if you need to cancel.  For individuals who do not have email, please call 815-433-3366.

Please make sure to input your Cell Phone Number, Email, and Date of Birth correctlyThis information is crucial for receiving your results.

The three options of COVID testing we offer are as follows.  Please read the guidelines carefully before you schedule.

Abbott BinaxNOW (Rapid Antigen) test – No Cost

    • This test is meant for symptomatic individuals. Please note if you are currently asymptomatic or are asymptomatic upon arrival, you will be directed to complete the send out PCR (Free). The send out PCR results will be emailed within 3-5 days from the date the lab receives the sample to the email you provided.  

Send Out PCR test – No Cost

    • If you schedule a send out PCR, you will receive an email from the Midwest Coordination Center (MCC) and YOU MUST follow the instructions to COMPLETE your online HIPAA & Testing Consents PRIOR to your appointment.
    • The email from the Midwest Coordination Center (MCC) will come from testedandprotected.org.  If you do not receive an email, please check your spam folder.
    • The send out PCR results will be emailed within 3-5 days from the date the lab receives the sample to the email you provided.

Abbott IDNOW Rapid Molecular/NAAT test — No Cost

    • The Rapid Molecular Test results will be available within 15-20 minutes.


Click Here to Schedule a COVID Testing Appointment at LaSalle County Health Department


Looking for a State of Illinois Community-Based Testing Site?  CLICK HERE