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Mendota High School opens as a SHIELD Illinois COVID-19 public testing site

Tests are free

Mendota High School, 2300 W. Main St., will act as a free COVID-19 testing site.

SHIELD Illinois will conduct saliva-based testing in the school’s auditorium 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. each Friday. Anyone from the public wishing to be tested should enter through the auditorium doors. You don’t need to be a Mendota resident to utilize the testing site.

Go to Portal.shieldillinois.com to register for an appointment and type agency code: df5brbrjAdditional

Instructions for creating your patient portal can be found at: https://uofi.app.box.com/s/hw26vd3862oa33t16f7cbcfg8m26oz2t

Instructions for creating a dependent portal can be found at: https://uofi.app.box.com/s/bcc6i9ie1bjitdn4iaarpzva5zq14k23