Digital Access

Digital Access
Access daily-chronicle.com and all Shaw Local content from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Local news, prep sports, Chicago sports, local and regional entertainment, business, home and lifestyle, food, classified and more!

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports scores, school closings, weather, and more.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox. Sign up for free e-newsletters today.
Local

Free mobile COVID-19 testing sites at Hiawatha High, NIU

File photo - Employees at Northwestern Medicine Huntley Campus tend to a long line of cars at the 8am open of their COVID-19 testing site on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 in Huntley.
File photo - Employees at Northwestern Medicine Huntley Campus tend to a long line of cars at the 8am open of their COVID-19 testing site on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 in Huntley.

As a public service, Shaw Media will provide open access to information related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emergency. Sign up for the newsletter here

A local high school will be one of two mobile COVID-19 testing sites within DeKalb County, according to Illinois state health officials.

People can get tested for COVID-19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday while supplies last at Hiawatha High School, 410 First St., Kirkland, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health, the DeKalb County Health Department and Hiawatha School District 426. The entrance for the testing site is only from Park Street to Prospect Street, health and school officials said.

Testing is free, and simple nasal swabs will be used, officials said. Test results are expected to be availabe four to seven days later.

Free drive-thru COVID-19 testing also will be offered 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday in the Northern Illinois University Anderson Hall parking lot, 520 Garden Road, DeKalb, officials said. Participants should enter from Kishwaukee Drive off Lucinda Avenue and exit onto Garden Road.

NIU researchers also are asking for people to volunteer during the NIU testing event for another optional COVID-19 test being developed.

Loading more