Is there local testing?

(LINK) link to all ISDH provided testing sites

Below are the known test locations with pre-registration requirements. Call these sites directly for more information. If you are unsure about the tests, you can consult the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) call center for clarification.

If you need to see the state-generated map for test sites within the state of Indiana, the following link will take you there. Click here to view the state testing map.

ISDH Hotline: 317-233-7125

After Hours ISDH Hotline: 219-233-1325

ISDH Free line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 877-826-0011

  • New! Covid Drive Thru

School City of East Chicago, Administration Building
1401 E. 144th St, East Chicago, IN, 46312
August 19th - August 21

August 24 - November 30th
Weekdays Only

8:00am - 12:00pm
12:30pm - 4:30pm
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Insurance accepted, Free without insurance

  • Walgreens testing site

720 W Chicago Ave

East Chicago, IN 46312

Self-administered test

Price: Insurance accepted, Free without insurance

Open seven days a week from 9 a.m. at 9 p.m.

  • Marram Health Center

3229 Broadway, Gary, IN 46409
- By appointment
Mon - Thu: 8:30AM - 7:00PM Fri: 8:30AM- 5:00PM Sat: 8:30AM -12:00PM
Requirements to be Tested
- Exposure - Symptomatic Marram conducts testing for residents within the Northwest,Indiana area that may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus and/or for those residents that are potentially exhibiting symptoms of the novel corona virus.  
Payment Options
The facility will assist patients with the Indiana Presumptive Eligibility forms as needed and the facility is also able to bill commercial insurances for services.
Contact Information
Phone: 219-806-3000 

  • NW Indiana ER & Hospital

7904 Cabela Dr, Hammond, IN 46324
Mon-Sun: 10AM-10PM
Requirements to be Tested
Payment Options
Accepting all commercial insurances with a $0 upfront cost for those with accepted insurance. If you are without insurance, we also have affordable pricing options available.
Contact Information
Phone: (219) 554-9911

  •  Location
    HealthLinc 1313 W Chicago Ave, East Chicago IN 46312
    - By appointment -
    Days: Tues & Thurs
    Contact Information
    Phone: 219-398-9685
    Test Results
    Follow instructions provided when tested.

  • The Michigan City and Crown Point Franciscan Hospital is conducting local tests with restrictions and under pre-registration. If you need more information, please contact your prospect locations. Click for the Franciscan website .

Crown Point Franciscan Campus: 219-681-6912

Michigan City Franciscan Campus: 219-877-1474

  • Midwest Express Clinic  is conducting limited testing for high-risk patients, health care workers, and first responders at our Munster, Crown Point, Merrillville, and Schererville, Indiana locations. All patients interested in the COVID-19 test must register and submit identification and insurance information online . See the Midwest Express Clinic website  for more information.

Munster - (219) 513-2000

Schereville - (219) 440-7373

Crown Point - (219) 769-1362

Merrillville - 219-707-5276

  • Gary- Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus-600 Grant St, Gary, IN 46402

- Walk-In
hours  from Monday to Friday: 8 AM to 4
Requirements to be tested
- Symptomatic
Information symptomatic
Phone: 219-881-3777

  • NW Indiana ER & Hospital

7904 Cabela Dr, Hammond, IN 46324
Mon-Sun: 10AM-10PM

Contact (219) 554-9911 

  • Family Urgent Care

Location (Drive-Thru)
1217 US HWY 41, Schererville, IN 46375
- By appointment Schedule at
Daily: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Requirements to be Tested
- Doctor’s note - Essential worker - Exposure - Healthcare worker - Pregnant - Symptomatic

Contact Information
Phone: 219-769-6545

  • Location
    10343 Indianapolis Blvd, Highland, IN 46322
    - By appointment - Walk-in - Scheduling via web available

Contact Information
Phone: 219-513-4258
Mon-Fri: 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Requirements to be Tested
- Essential worker - Exposure - Healthcare worker - Pregnant - Symptomatic COVID-19 tests can be administered to: All patients with COVID-19 symptoms; All healthcare workers, first responders, or exposed patients deemed at risk by our providers (with or without symptoms).
Payment Options
Most insurance plans accepted or self-pay options.

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