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ELIZABETH–The Illinois Department of Public Health is sponsoring a temporary drive-through and walk-up test site this week at 310 N. West St., Elizabeth, the parking lot of the village hall.
Testing is free. Those being tested do not have to be sick or exhibit symptoms. Testing will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Sunday, Aug. 16. Simple nasal swabs will be used with results in four to seven days. Those participating should bring an insurance card, but will be tested if they do not have one.