COVID-19 Information

Local COVID-19 Vaccination Guide

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Memorial Care COVID-19 Testing Locations

Memorial Care and Drive-thru Lab

COVID-19 testing is available at all urgent care locations in Springfield and Decatur. Individuals can also schedule an urgent care telehealth appointment online through the Memorial App and then visit one of our drive-thru locations to get tested. 

Please note that testing at urgent care locations is only available for individuals currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms. If you require testing for any other reason, visit the website of your local health department to learn more about alternate testing sites in your area. A directory of health department websites is available below.

Area Pharmacies COVID-19 Testing Locations

COVID-19 Testing Locations by County

Illinois Department of Public Health

If you have questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19), Call the Illinois Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Hotline 1-800-889-3931 or, send an email to dph.sick@illinois.gov anytime, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Cass County, IL (Virginia and Beardstown area)

Get updates and testing information from the Cass County Health Department.

Christian County, IL (Taylorville area)

If you may have been exposed of COVID-19, or have symptoms, testing is available at the following local sites. For the most reliable results, you should wait 3-5 days from your date of exposure to be tested.

If you are experiencing extreme shortness of breath or are unable to manage your symptoms at home, call your primary care physician or—if you feel the situation is an emergency—go to a hospital Emergency Department.

Taylorville CVS
401 N. Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
217-287-7951

To receive a PCR test for COVID-19, make an appointment online at https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing or visit the drive-thru during the following hours:
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday 9 a.m. 5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Taylorville Walgreens
315 N. Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
217-824-8154

Register online at Walgreens.com/COVID19 or visit the drive-thru between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily to receive rapid COVID-19 testing.

Pana Walgreens
108 S. Poplar St.
Pana, IL 62557
217-562-2770

Register online at Walgreens.com/COVID19 or visit the drive-thru between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday - Saturday to receive rapid COVID-19 testing. Closed Sundays.

Taylorville Urgent Care
1510 W. Springfield Ave.
Taylorville, IL 62568
217-824-8244

No appointment needed; walk in for rapid or PCR COVID-19 testing Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 pm., Saturday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Springfield Clinic
600 N. Main St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
217-287-8855

Testing available for individuals who have a Springfield Clinic primary care physician; drive-thru lab available. For those actively exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, but do not have a Springfield Clinic primary care physician, testing can be done in the walk-in clinic. Lab hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Christian County Health Department
Rapid testing available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – noon and 1 – 3:30 p.m. Testing is performed in your car; when you arrive in the parking lot, call 217-824-4113, ext. 111 or 122.

*testing sites subject to change based on availability.

Central Illinois Urgent Care

All hours and days of operations are subject to change. Testing is not recommended until at least 5-7 days from day of exposure.  If you have a high-risk exposure, quarantine yourself at home.

DeWitt County, IL (Clinton area)

Get updates and testing information from the DeWitt-Piatt Bi-County Health Department:

Warner Hospital & Health Services

All hours and days of operations are subject to change. Testing is not recommended until at least 5-7 days from day of exposure.  If you have a high-risk exposure, quarantine yourself at home.

Greene County, IL (Carrollton area)

Get updates and testing information available from the Greene County Health Department:

Logan County, IL (Lincoln area)

Get updates and testing information from the Logan County Department of Public Health:

CVS

  • Address: 534 Woodlawn Rd., Lincoln, IL 62656
  • Drive-thru
  • Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., seven days a week
  • Appointment: Yes, visit CVS.com/MinuteClinic/COVID-Assessment
  • Ages:
    • 12-15: Parent or legal guardian needs to fill out form and accompany patient to visit.
    • Age 16-17: Parent or legal guardian needs to fill out form.
  • Cost: No cost

Logan County Health Department


All hours and days of operations are subject to change. Testing is not recommended until at least 5-7 days from day of exposure.  If you have a high-risk exposure, quarantine yourself at home.

Macon County, IL (Decatur area)

Get updates and testing information from the Macon County Health Department:

Macoupin County, IL (Carlinville area)

Get updates and testing information from public health:

Mason County, IL (Havana area)

Get updates and testing information from public health:

Menard County, IL (Petersburg area)

Menard County statistics and information are shared by the Sangamon County Department of Public Health:

Montgomery County, IL (Litchfield area)

Get updates from Chris-Mont Emergency Management Agency and public health:

Central Illinois Urgent Care


All hours and days of operations are subject to change. Testing is not recommended until at least 5-7 days from day of exposure.  If you have a high-risk exposure, quarantine yourself at home.

Morgan County, IL (Jacksonville area)

Get updates and testing information from the Morgan County Health Department:  

Morgan County Health Department.

  • Address: Enter testing site at the intersection of Dunlap Court and Morgan Street, Jacksonville, IL
  • Hours: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday
  • Ages: All ages
  • Type of test: Nasopharyngeal swab
  • Cost: No out-of-pocket costs, but please bring your insurance card.
  • No appointment is needed

All hours and days of operations are subject to change. Testing is not recommended until at least 5-7 days from day of exposure.  If you have a high-risk exposure, quarantine yourself at home.

Moultrie County, IL (Sullivan area)

Get updates from the Moultrie County Health Department:

Piatt County, IL (Monticello area)

Get updates and testing information from the DeWitt-Piatt Bi-County Health Department.

Pike County, IL (Pittsfield area)

Illini Community Hospital

All hours and days of operations are subject to change. Testing is not recommended until at least 5-7 days from day of exposure.  If you have a high-risk exposure, quarantine yourself at home.

Sangamon County, IL (Springfield area)

Get updates and information from the Sangamon County Department of Public Health:

Scott County, IL (Winchester area)

Get updates and information from the Scott County Health Department:

Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Scott-County-Health-Department-166839126670018

Shelby County, IL (Shelbyville area)

Get updates and information from Shelby County Emergency Management Agency and public health:


Visitor Restrictions, Closures & Cancellations, and FAQs

Closures

All Memorial Health System hospital locations: Cafeterias, Coffee Shops, Chapels and Gift Shops are closed to the general public. These locations remain open for colleagues, and for individuals who are visiting MHS patients. This change has been made to reduce traffic within the hospital and encourage compliance with visitor restrictions.

Visitor Restrictions

Updated August 16, 2021

Transmission of COVID-19 continues to be a risk in our communities. To enhance the safety of patients, visitors, and colleagues, special visitor restrictions are being implemented across all Memorial Health System sites of service. These restrictions will be reviewed and modified as the COVID-19 situation evolves and infection prevention guidance is updated.

Specific Guidelines:  Visitors will be permitted as follows:

  • No visitors are allowed for patients being treated for COVID-19 or patients being evaluated for COVID-19 until a COVID-19 infection is ruled out.
  • No visitors are allowed in Passavant Area Hospital's Transitional Care Unit (TCU)
  • Visiting hours 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Visitors will be screened upon entry and are required to check in with the front desk
  • In the hospital setting, children younger than age 16 will not be permitted, unless they are the parent of a child receiving care.
  • Emergency Department: One visitor who must remain in the patient’s room for the duration of visit.
  • Inpatient adult: One visitor during the hours of 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Inpatient at end-of-life: Two visitors
  • Inpatient Obstetrics: Two support persons who must stay the same for the duration of the hospital stay.  One support person may spend the night.
  • Pediatrics, inpatient and outpatient: Two parents/guardians
  • Surgery/Procedure, inpatient and outpatient: One visitor in the waiting room only for the duration of the surgical procedure.
  • Outpatient services: Patients being provided outpatient services are encouraged to come alone whenever possible or have visitors wait outside until services are complete.
  • Any patient with intellectual and/or developmental disability or cognitive impairments: One support person

General Guidelines:

  • Memorial issued medical-grade mask required for all patients and visitors.
    • All patients and visitors are to be given a medical-grade mask upon entry to our facilities per our MHS PPE guidelines. This insures proper protection for our patients and colleagues.
  • Social distancing must be followed in public areas (e.g., waiting rooms, common areas). 
  • Do not visit a patient:
    • If you are experiencing signs and symptoms of COVID-19;
    • If you or a member of your household tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days;
    • If you or a member of your household are awaiting COVID-19 test results due to symptoms or exposure;
    • If you have been identified by Public Health as a close contact of someone diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • Visitors will be screened upon entry. Visitors will not be allowed to enter if they have a temperature above 100.0°F; display symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath, as well as chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and a new loss of taste or smell; or if they have a household member with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.
  • You will also be asked screening questions about recent testing, exposure and close contact.  It is important that you answer with honesty to keep our patients, healthcare workers and the community safe. 
  • All Memorial Health System hospital locations: Cafeterias, Coffee Shops, Chapels and Gift Shops are closed to the general public. These locations remain open for colleagues, and for individuals who are visiting MHS patients. This change has been made to reduce traffic within the hospital and encourage compliance with visitor restrictions.

Transmission of COVID-19 continues to be a risk in our communities. To enhance the safety of patients, visitors, and colleagues, special visitor restrictions are being implemented across all Memorial Health sites of service. These restrictions will be reviewed and modified as the COVID-19 situation evolves and infection prevention guidance is updated.

Specific Guidelines:  Visitors will be permitted as follows:

  • No visitors are allowed for patients being treated for COVID-19 or patients being evaluated for COVID-19 until a COVID-19 infection is ruled out.
  • Two visitors per patient. In the hospital setting, children younger than age 16 will not be permitted, unless they are the parent of a child receiving care.
    • Visiting hours 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Visitors will be screened upon entry and are required to check in with the front desk.
  • One overnight visitor permitted
  • Cafeteria, coffee shops and gift shops open

General Guidelines:

  • Memorial issued medical-grade mask required for all patients and visitors.
  • All patients are to be given a medical grade mask upon entry to our facilities per our MHS PPE guidelines. This insures proper protection for our patients and colleagues.
  • Social distancing must be followed in public areas (e.g., waiting rooms, common areas). 
  • Do not visit a patient:
    • If you are experiencing signs and symptoms of COVID-19;
    • If you or a member of your household tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days;
    • If you or a member of your household are awaiting COVID-19 test results due to symptoms or exposure;
    • If you have been identified by Public Health as a close contact of someone diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • Visitors will be screened upon entry. Visitors will not be allowed to enter if they have a temperature above 100.0°F; display symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath, as well as chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat and a new loss of taste or smell; or if they have a household member with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.
  • You will also be asked screening questions about recent testing, exposure and close contact.  It is important that you answer with honesty to keep our patients, healthcare workers and the community safe. 

Drive-Thru Lab Services

Memorial Health offers drive-thru lab services at the following locations:
 

  • Jacksonville - Jacksonville Memorial Hospital: Drive-thru lab, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Taylorville - Taylorville Memorial Hospital: Drive-thru lab, Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.; weekends 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Springfield - Drive-thru Lab – South Sixth, 2950 S. Sixth, Daily 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; Drive-thru Lab – 4th & Carpenter, 320 E. Carpenter, Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Closed Sat. & Sun.

Pre-operative COVID-19 Testing

Memorial Health System offers pre-operative COVID-19 testing at the following locations: 

  • Lincoln Memorial Hospital: Drive-thru testing for pre-procedure and symptomatic patient testing with a physician’s order. No lab testing at this location.
    ALMH COVID-19 Information for Surgical & Procedural Patients
  • Decatur Memorial Hospital:  Pre-procedure testing is available at Memorial Care on North Water.
    DMH COVID-19 Information for Surgical & Procedural Patients
  • Springfield Memorial Hospital: Pre-procedure testing is available at Memorial Care on South Sixth. 
    MMC COVID-19 Information for Surgical & Procedural Patients
  • Jacksonville Memorial Hospital: Pre-procedure testing seven days a week and lab testing M-F. Preregistration required by calling 217-479-5698. 
    PAH COVID-19 Information for Surgical & Procedural Patients
  • Taylorville Memorial Hospital:  Pre-procedure and lab testing available seven days a week.  Preregistration required by calling 217-707-5550. 
    TMH COVID-19 Information for Surgical & Procedural Patients

Transitional Care Unit Visitor Guidelines

No visitors allowed until further notice.