Chicago Covid Control Center

Helping Businesses Open Their Doors Safely Again.

  • Free RT-PCR Covid Test
  • Free Rapid Antigen Test
  • Appointment is not needed
  • Insurance not required

Free RT-PCR Covid Test


Chicago COVID Control is a compassionate non-profit organization that provides communities the highest quality of service in the fight against SARS – coV-2 (Covid-19) by providing a variety of testing options. We partnered with CDC-approved and licensed laboratories that’s registered under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) . We are committed to protecting everyone’s health during these difficult times.

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No appointments are necessary for any of our locations. Just drive up or walk up depending on the location.

Due to the high volume of testing, PCR test results are taking up to 72 to 96 hours. This test is completely free of charge. If you would like an expedited PCR test result (guaranteed results within 24 hours), then we offer that for $150. With the rapid antigen test, results are verbally given within 15 minutes and an email confirmation is given within 3 hours.

Chicago COVID Control uses RT-PCR (Reverse Transcript PCR) analyzers for our COVID-19 testing. We chose this technology for its accuracy and reliability. RT-PCR tests are accepted as the ‘gold standard’ of Pre-Travel COVID testing. We also offer rapid antigen testing. Some airlines and schools are now accepting a negative result from a rapid antigen test. Check with your school/airline provider. Both the PCR test and Rapid Antigen tests are free.

PCR Test is completely free of charge. Rapid Test is also completely free of charge. If you would like expedited PCR (guaranteed results within 24 hours) that is $150.

Please bring your ID and insurance card (if you have one). If you are uninsured, the tests are still free. If you hold a foreign passport please bring that (don’t worry, your test is also free).

Our lab is CLIA certified and uses EUA tests following the FDA’s guidance. A CLIA certification is vital for a testing facility and is required for traveling to countries outside the US.

Helping Businesses Open Their Doors Safely Again.

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For the detection of COVID-19, onsite testing can play an essential role in keeping participants safe, customers happy and business moving forward.

  • Convenient testing delivered to your business.
  • Simple instructions and effortless collection method.
  • PCR nasal and saliva swab is one of the most reliable methods for COVID-19 detection.
  • One end-to-end digital solution to manage the complete COVID-19 testing process.

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