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Free COVID-19 SHIELD testing at CLC changing to new hours

by Public Relations and Marketing | Published Mar 23, 2022

Starting Monday, April 4, the COVID-19 SHIELD testing hours at College of Lake County’s Grayslake Campus will change to 12 to 3 p.m. on Mondays and 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays in room C106.

The saliva-based COVID-19 test is a non-invasive test simply requiring an individual to deposit a saliva sample into a provided vial. Results are returned to individuals within 24 hours.

This walk-in testing is free and open to the public, regardless of symptoms. You do not need to be a CLC student, faculty or staff member to be tested. Before you arrive, you must register for an account. To register, use the following agency codes:

  • Public Community: df5brbrj
  • CLC Student: s0fkdepl-stu
  • CLC Faculty and Staff: s0fkdepl-empl

You can monitor results and schedule future testing appointments using the MySHIELD patient portal.

About College of Lake County

College of Lake County is a comprehensive community college committed to equitable high-quality education, cultural enrichment and partnerships to advance the diverse communities it serves in northeastern Illinois. Offered at three campuses in Grayslake, Vernon Hills and Waukegan or online, college classes are affordable and accessible to help each student achieve academic, career and personal goals. More than 70,000 students graduated with degrees and certificates since the college opened in 1969. College of Lake County is the only higher-education institution ranked among the top 15 best places to work in Illinois by Forbes and is a national leader in many areas, including sustainability and conservation.