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HCI is now offering COVID-19 Testing in Elgin IL and Rockford IL.

  • FREE COVID-19 RT-PCR test (results in 48 hours)

  • $49.00 Rapid Antigen test by Abbott (results in 15 minutes)

Click here to schedule your test at either our Elgin IL or Rockford IL location.

 

HCI offers the COVID-19 RT-PCR test and the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card rapid antigen test. Our testing is self-administered, meaning our occupational health technician provides test materials and instructs the test subject on how to collect a sample of respiratory material from their own nose.

Watch the video below to see our testing process.


For the COVID-19 RT-PCR test, the sample is sealed in a tube in the presence of the test subject and sent to a laboratory for processing. Sample collection takes only a few minutes and the laboratory will email you regarding the results in 24-48 hours.

For the BinaxNOW Ag Card rapid antigen test, the sample is placed onto a test card and results are ready within 15 minutes. Results are provided via the NAVICA mobile app or email. The NAVICA app is available in the App Store and on Google Play. Click one of the buttons below to download the NAVICA App to your mobile device.

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Anyone can be tested, but if under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The testing is performed in a ventilated testing trailer which is a few steps above ground level. If you are not physically able to enter the testing trailer please note on the "Appointment Confirmation Details" page and upon "Check-in". The Technician will assess what reasonable accommodations can be made to ensure you are able to test successfully.

You can be tested with or without symptoms. If you have no symptoms but have possibly been exposed, we recommend waiting 3 days from exposure to ensure accurate results.
Please bring your facemask, state ID, and health insurance card (if insured). For the $49 rapid test, we accept PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.
There is no out-of-pocket cost for the COVID-19 RT-PCR test. If you have insurance please provide your insurance information during registration and your insurance will be billed accordingly. You are not required to pay up front and will not receive a bill at any time.

The cost of the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card rapid antigen test is $49.00, due at the time of testing. We accept PayPal, Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.
When you arrive for your reserved appointment, please "Check-In" via the confirmation email you received, proceed to the HCI testing trailer and await instruction from our occupational health technician who will be wearing full personal protective equipment including gown, mask, face shield and gloves. You will be escorted into our ventilated testing trailer to complete a COVID-19 prescreening questionnaire and have your temperature taken (other accommodations may be required that include testing at your vehicle window). You will then move to the testing area where our technician will guide you through the process of collecting the necessary sample of respiratory material from your nose. The sample will be sealed and prepared for shipment to the laboratory. At the end of the test, a hand-out will be provided to you with next steps. All areas in the testing trailer are thoroughly disinfected between each appointment.

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When you arrive for your reserved appointment, please "Check-In" via the confirmation email you received, proceed to the HCI testing trailer and await instruction from our occupational health technician who will be wearing full personal protective equipment including gown, mask, and gloves. You will be escorted into our ventilated testing trailer to complete a COVID-19 prescreening questionnaire and have your temperature taken (other accommodations may be required that include testing at your vehicle window). You will then move to the testing area where our technician will guide you through the process of collecting the necessary samples of respiratory material from your nose. Two samples will be collected. One will be placed onto the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card to await technician interpretation and the other will be sent to the laboratory for RT-PCR analysis. The rapid test results will be available in approximately 15 minutes and the RT-PCR results will be available 24-48 hours after sample collection. All areas in the testing trailer are thoroughly disinfected between each appointment.
For the COVID-19 RT-PCR test, you will typically receive your results 24-48 hours after sample collection. In rare cases it may take up to 72 hours, depending on laboratory capacity. The laboratory will send an email to the email address you provided at the time of testing with a link to view your results.

Click to view instructions for obtaining COVID-19 RT-PCR test results

For the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card rapid antigen test, results are available via the NAVICA app within 15-20 minutes. Alternately you can choose to have the results emailed to you.

One benefit of using the NAVICA app is that it allows people who test negative to get an encrypted temporary digital NAVICA Pass, similar to an airline boarding pass. NAVICA-enabled organizations will be able to verify an individual’s negative COVID-19 test result by scanning the individual’s digital NAVICA Pass to facilitate entry into facilities. The NAVICA app is available in the App Store and on Google Play. Click one of the buttons below to download the NAVICA App to your mobile device.

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Please check with your airline carrier or employer to ensure the COVID-19 RT-PCR or BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card rapid antigen test meets their specific requirements. Note that the BinaxNOW COVID-19 Ag Card rapid antigen test provides access to an encrypted temporary digital NAVICA Pass which is similar to an airline boarding pass and allows NAVICA-enabled organizations to verify your negative COVID-19 test results by scanning your pass, facilitating your entry to facilities such as airlines.

IF YOU ARE AN EMPLOYER THAT REQUIRES ON-SITE COVID-19 TESTING PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION