MT. VERNON – The Illinois Department of Public Health will hold a two-week COVID-19 testing event in Mt. Vernon.
The free virus testing event will be held at the Aquatic Zoo Parking Lot beginning Oct. 26, continuing through Nov. 8. Simple nasal swab tests will be conducted from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
The testing event will be held in a drive-thru style and is open to the public. No Jefferson County residency is required.
Additionally, no appointment is needed, but attendees must wear a mask. Individuals with or without symptoms can be tested.
A valid phone number for those being tested is required.