IDPH COVID-19 Testing Guidance

From:  Illinois Department of Public Health PIO

Date:  April 27, 2020

Subject:  Updated COVID-19 Testing Guidance


As testing capacity expands, testing is now available for people who:

  • Have COVID-19 symptoms (cough, shortness of breath and fever) OR
  • Have a risk factor, such as 
    • Contact with someone confirmed to have COVID-19 
    • A compromised immune system or a serious chronic medical condition


The attached document entitled, "April 27, 2020 Updated COVID-19 Testing Guidance" is attached to the email version of this notification.

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