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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Civic Center COVID-19 Testing Site Closure - Testing Available in Community

Peoria Civic Center COVID-19 Testing Collection Site Closure

 Peoria – The Peoria Civic Center/Fulton Street testing collection site for COVID-19 will close on Wednesday, June 23, 2021. The Illinois Department of Public Health will not be reopening the testing site in Peoria. 

 “Testing collection sites for COVID-19 are still available at a variety of locations throughout the community – hospitals, physician offices, Heartland Health Services, and many pharmacies,” states Monica Hendrickson, Administrator, Peoria City/County Health Department. “Closure of the Civic Center COVID-19 testing collection site is one more indication that that our community is responding to the pandemic.”

 Hendrickson adds, “Remember that vaccination is the best measure to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Safe vaccines are available for ages 12 and older. Contact your healthcare provider or visit a local community clinic or health department.”

 Visit for COVID-19 clinic sites or additional important public health information.

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