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Where and how to get a COVID test in Macon County
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Where and how to get a COVID test in Macon County

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Unsure how COVID testing works in Macon County? Here’s what you need to know:

First, if you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, please call your primary care physician first. Do not show up at a hospital emergency room or doctor’s office unless it is a true emergency.


• Drive-thru testing is available in the Decatur Civic Center Parking Lot on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, weather permitting, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Testing will not be conducted on Saturday, Feb. 13.

• Crossing Healthcare is providing drive-thru testing at 990 N. Water St. Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. Appointments are strongly encouraged, but not required. For more information and to schedule an appointment, visit

• SIU: Patients should call (217) 872-3800.

• HSHS Medical Group: Drive-thru testing is by appointment only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4965 Lost Bridge Road, Decatur. Registration through MyChart is required for testing. Non-HSHS patients can visit to set up an account. HSHS patients can visit or their MyChart account.

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For more information, contact Krystle Tempel, health educator with the Macon County Health Department, at

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