COVID-19 Local Testing Options

Looking for testing options with 
the McLean County Health Department?

Tues. & Wed.
9 am - 12 pm
COVID-19 Testing Clinic

McLean County Customer Service Station

Location: On East Street between Washington and Front Streets - 
Directly across the street from the McLean County Government Center 

PCR testing available using self-collected samples done on-site
Walk-up appointments are welcome, and your registration can be done on site

or

Pre-register by choosing your test and following the link & instructions:

Option 1: To register for PCR nasal-swab testing (age 5 and older) CLICK HERE

NOTE: No username or password is required for nasal swab test appointment. However, you will need to create a login (username and password) to access your test results. See instructions below under “How will I receive my test results?”

Option 2: To register for PCR SHIELD saliva-based testing (all ages) CLICK HERE

NOTE: Use Agency Code df5brbrj. See instructions below under “How will I receive my test results?”


How will I receive my test result?




For PCR nasal-swab testing

You have 2 options to access your lab result:

You will be receiving an email after you register for your COVID-19 test. If you pre-register online, you might receive this email before your appointment. If you are a “walk-in” appointment, the staff will register when you arrive (using the email address you provide to them) and you will receive this email shortly after you get your COVID test.

Option #1: Check results yourself using the online portal. 

  • Check your email account (you may need to check your spam folder) and use that email to access the Midwest Coordinating Center portal. 
  • Create a private login. This link provides helpful instructions: CLICK HERE.
  • On average, you will be able to privately access your lab results from this portal 48-72 hours after your test.  

Option #2: No email address? During your COVID-19 test appointment, you can request to receive a phone call from MCHD Staff with your test results.

  • On average, you will receive a phone call within 48-72 hours after your COVID-19 test. You may not recognize the number. 
  • If you do not pick up, the caller will leave a voice message asking only that you return the phone call. You must return the call during regular business hours (Mon-Fri 8am-4pm) and speak to someone to confirm your test results.
  • You WILL NOT receive a text message.

For PCR SHIELD
saliva-based testing

Test results can only be accessed online. Check results using the online portal by setting up a profile.

The same website can be used to register for your test and to check your test results:

  • Go to https://shieldillinois.com/get-tested/
  • Use Agency Code df5brbrj
  • Choose a test location and click “get tested” (blue box). This leads you to the Login/Register page:
    • If you have already registered, login using your username and password to access your profile.
    • If you have not already registered, create a profile to access test results when they are available.
  • After you have completed the login process, choose what you want to do next:
    • Schedule, view or cancel an appointment
    • View my lab results
  • On average, you will be able to privately access your lab results from this portal 48-72 hours after your test.


Anyone under 18 years old must have a parent or guardian present 
to receive a COVID-19 test.

If the parent assigns another adult to bring their child to the vaccination center, the parent must have completed a proxy form and the completed form must be brought to the clinic by the proxy.

CLICK HERE FOR A PRINTABLE PROXY FORM (PDF)


Map & Parking for McLean County Customer Service Station

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  • The McLean County Customer Service Center is a small building located in a government parking lot.
  • Parking in this lot is free for the first 2 hours and is handicapped accessible.

Looking for other testing sites in McLean County?

Below are known locations for COVID-19 testing in McLean County as of 8/4/2022. The McLean County Health Department does not endorse any of these locations and this list may not include all testing sites available in McLean County. Please contact these sites for more information on hours of operation, the type of testing available, or cost.

Bloomington-Central Illinois Regional Airport 
3201 Cira Dr, Bloomington

CVS Pharmacy
1701 Fort Jesse Road, Normal
Phone: (309) 452-1370

Walgreens Pharmacy
1408 N Main St, Bloomington
Phone (309) 827-3069

Walmart Pharmacy
300 Greenbriar Dr, Normal
Phone: (309) 451-1100

More testing locations

Visit the IDPH website here 

Frequently Asked Questions about testing sites:

Visit the IDPH Website here 

Free COVID-19 home test kits:

Every home in the US is eligible to order 4 free COVID-19 home tests through a Federal Government program.

Click here to order yours.

*Please note: MCHD is not part of the Federal Government programs distributing free COVID-19 home tests or K95 masks

Click the map below to open the interactive map of Testing Sites.

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