MySHIELDIllinois Test Scheduling

If your organization has purchased tests through SHIELD Illinois, schedule your appointment here. Be prepared to show an organizational ID when you arrive for your test.

Our testing sites administer innovative saliva-based tests, a process developed by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Unlike conventional nasal testing, saliva samples are collected non-invasively.

Presently, the test is only available to individuals who are part of an organization that has purchased these tests.  Your name and employee or student ID has been preloaded into the system.  Please ensure that you bring your employee/student ID with you to the testing site.

The test is free.

You should refrain from eating, drinking, tooth brushing, mouth washing, gum chewing, and tobacco use for at least one hour before submitting your saliva sample at the test location.

While you line up outside the testing location, you should wear a face covering and practice social distancing.

You will be asked to provide a saliva sample. The sample collection only takes a few minutes.

By registering with MyShieldIllinois, I consent to the collection, storage, and use of my personally identifiable information (such as name and date of birth) and my sensitive health information for purposes of receiving, processing, and making available my COVID-19 test results. I understand that I am responsible for the accuracy of all information that I enter and represent that I am over 18 years of age. I also agree to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy linked at the bottom of this page.

Certain sponsoring organizations have requested to receive test results to monitor trends within their organizations.  If you are being tested as part of one of these organizations, your test results will be shared with the organization.  Your organization will have provided you with this information and allowed you to consent to this data sharing.   If you have not provided your consent, you should not test here.

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