Drive-Thru Tests, Vaccines Available At Edward-Elmhurst Health

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DOWNERS GROVE, IL — A new three-lane drive-thru opens Monday at Edward-Elmhurst Health Center in Downers Grove, giving patients an opportunity to get coronavirus tests, strep tests, blood work done more conveniently.

The enclosed drive-thru is adjacent to the health center's walk-in clinic, which opened its doors in July 2021.

Appointments are required to get a vaccination or lab test completed via the drive-thru at Edward-Elmhurst Health Center.

When patients get to the drive-thru, they must first pull up to a registration checkpoint, where they can register using a phone number or QR code from the sign to get additional instructions.

The following laboratory tests are available via the Edward-Elmhurst Health drive-thru:

  • Basic metabolic panel

  • Beta hCG

  • Complete blood count

  • Comprehensive metabolic panel

  • COVID-19

  • Flu A and B, RSV

  • Hemoglobin A1C

  • HIV antibody

  • Lipid Panel

  • Prostate specific antigen

  • Prothrombin time

  • Rapid strep test

  • Specimen drop-off for stool or urine tests

  • Thyroid stimulating hormone

A doctor's order is required for all lab testing. Click the link to schedule a test. Coronavirus tests may also be scheduled by calling 630-527-3200. Patients can go into the walk-in center for rapid strep or coronavirus testing if they do not have a doctor's order.

As of Jan. 31, the drive-thru will offer Pfizer and Moderna coronavirus vaccines and booster shots.

The drive-thru and walk-in center are open Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Downers Grove Edward-Elmhurst Health Center is located at 2205 Butterfield Rd.

This article originally appeared on the Downers Grove Patch

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