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Updated 8/3/2021 - The CDC COVID-19 tracker shows Rock Island County's level of transmission is "substantial," and Scott County's is "high." At those levels, the CDC recommends everyone (whether vaccinated or not) wear a mask in indoor public places and practice social distancing. Local health departments are asking everyone to follow all the CDC guidelines. Both departments say the best way to prevent serious illness and death from the coronavirus infection is vaccination. People from 12 years old and up are eligible and can find a place to get one at vaccines.gov. Vaccines The Scott County Health Department offers a weekday, Johnson & Johnson vaccine clinic on the 4th floor of the Scott County Administrative Center, 600 W. 4th St. in Davenport. Illinois and Iowa residents are eligible, and walk-ins are welcome.Rock Island County Health Department, 309.793.1955. Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 am until 4 pm (but not during the noon hour) at its offices at 2112 25th Ave. in Rock Island. The CDC has a Vaccine Finder website for the entire country. Click HERE for a Quad Cities area search.Find a list of local providers as curated by the QC COVID Coalition on togetherqc.comCASI, the Center for Active Seniors in Davenport, is helping Scott County residents 65 and older with online vaccine registration. The number to call is 563.386.7477.COVID-19 Testing InformationBesides checking the county health department websites, check HERE for permanent Illinois DPH test sites and HERE for mobile test sites. Community Health Care clinics in the Illinois Quad Cities and the CVS in Rock Island are included, but registration and screening are required.Go to DoINeedaCOVID19Test.com to find pharmacies that offer free testing in both Illinois and Iowa.Iowa residents can register for a free COVID-19 test at TestIowa.com. The Iowa DPH testing in Scott County is by appointment at NorthPark Mall in Davenport.Local Resources:TogetherQC - Quad Cities COVID-19 Coalition ResponseRock Island County Health Department, 309.793.1955Scott County Health Department, 563.326.8618Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce

Illinois COVID Test Sites

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The Illinois Department of Public Health will hold several mobile testing sites in northern Illinois this week. Anyone can be tested, regardless of symptoms or immigration status.  There is no cost for testing, but they should bring their insurance card if they have one.  However, insurance is not required. 

Specimens will be collected using a simple nasal swab.  Drive-through and walk-up testing are both available at most locations.

county             date          site                                 address                                 city               hours

Ogle                 Dec. 2-3   Ogle C. Health Dept   907 Pines Rd.                    Oregon       8am - 4pm

Stephenson   Dec 4-5   Highland CommColl   2998 W. Pearl City Rd.    Freeport    8am - 4pm

Rock Island   Dec 5-6  Taxslayer Center         1201 River Dr.                     Moline       8am - 4pm

Carroll            Dec. 6    Eastland High School     500 School Dr.                Lanark      8am – 4pm