Peoria Region COVID-19 Testing Collection Sites

Local Community-Based Testing Site Locations:

The locations listed below are state-sponsored testing sites in our area. They are free and open to all, regardless of symptoms.

  • Heartland Health Services (Wisconsin Ave)- 2321 N Wisconsin Ave., Peoria IL 61603
      • Monday through Friday: 9 AM - 3 PM
      • Saturdays: 9 AM - 1 PM
      • Drive-up or walk-up options available.
      • Please note: This location will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
    • Testing Criteria: 
      • Testing ages 2 and older 
      • Open to individuals with or without COVID-19 symptoms
      • Must be able to sit upright without assistance to be tested with pharyngeal swab (long swab, administered through the nose)
    • For more information: visit or call 309-495-8659
  • Peoria Civic Center/Fulton Street- Located at the Peoria Civic Center’s Fulton Street Parking Lot (IDPH Site)
    • Open 7 days per week -- 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (while daily testing supplies last)
      • Please note: This location will be closed on Thursday, November 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
    • Drive-up and walk-up testing available
    • Ability to receive results through OSF MyChart
    • Testing Criteria:
      • Any/all individuals with or without symptoms
      • This location uses a less-invasive nasal swab for testing

COVID testing sites as of 11-10-20
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Heartland Health Services Location (Wisconsin Ave./East Bluff)

  • Closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27
  • COVID-19 Testing will resume at this location on Saturday, November 28 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Illinois Department of Public Health Location (Peoria Civic Center/Fulton Street Parking Lot)

  • Closed Thursday, November 26
  • COVID-19 Testing will resume at this location on Friday, November 27 from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

What To Bring With You:

Bring a photo ID, a smartphone if you have one, and an insurance card only if you have one. Insurance cards are accepted if you have one, but you are not required to display proof of health insurance in order to be tested for COVID-19. Insurance will be billed only if applicable. There is no cost to be tested at any of the above Heartland Health Testing Locations or the IEMA Testing Location (located near the Peoria Civic Center).

Please be sure to give an accurate, valid phone number when filling out your pre-test paperwork. Your results will be given to you via phone, and results will not be disclosed in a voicemail. It is important that you answer the phone and speak to the agent trying to reach you with your test results when they call.

Obtaining Your Test Results

Please refer to the paperwork given to you at the testing site for the most up-to-date information on receiving your results.

Depending on which COVID-19 Testing Site you visit, it may take anywhere between 4-7 calendar days before you receive your results, depending on the testing site and lab capacity. If you do not receive your results within 7 days, please call a representative from your testing site lab location for more information:

  • For Heartland Health Services location: Call Reditus Lab at (469) 498-0222.
  • For Peoria Civic Center location (on Fulton St. in downtown Peoria): Call Centene at 1-888-297-7208.

The Peoria City/County Health Department does not receive direct results. 

Test results for individuals using the IDPH testing site at the Peoria Civic Center will receive their results by telephone call or through OSF MyChart. Test results for individuals using Heartland Health Services testing sites will receive their results by phone call or text message. Test results will not be given through voicemail.