Locations, hours, costs, and response times

By Josh Bootsma

LANSING, Ill. (November 5, 2020) – As COVID-19 cases continue to increase in Cook County and Illinois, Lansing has not been immune to rising numbers. According to the South Suburban Mayors & Managers Association’s COVID dashboard, Lansing’s seven-day moving average for new cases is the highest it’s ever been. As Lansing continues to battle the coronavirus, COVID-19 testing is an important part of limiting the virus’ spread.

The Lansing Journal has created a working list of COVID-19 testing sites near Lansing, as well as their hours, cost, time to receive results, and other information. Locations listed below are in municipalities that neighbor, or nearly neighbor, Lansing. Illinois locations are listed first, followed by Indiana locations.

UChicago Medicine at Ingalls Memorial, Calumet City

South Suburban College, South Holland

  • Address: 15800 S. State St. South Holland, IL
  • Days and hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., daily. No appointment needed.
  • Testing type: Drive-thru testing
  • Cost: Free
  • Time to wait for test results: 4-7 business days
  • Website: https://www.ssc.edu/category/covid-19/

Christian Community Health Center, South Holland

  • Address: 901 E. Sibley Blvd. South Holland, IL
  • Days and hours: 10:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m., Monday–Friday. Appointment only, call 773-233-4100.
  • Testing type: Drive-thru testing
  • Cost: Free
  • Time to wait for test results: 3-5 days
  • Website: https://cchc-online.org/

Although there is a Calumet City location for Christian Community Health Center, it does not currently offer COVID-19 testing.

NW Indiana ER & Hospital, Hammond, IN

  • Address: 7904 Cabela Dr. Hammond, IN
  • Days and hours: 7 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., daily. Appointment only, available online two days before testing date.
  • Testing type: In-facility test with nurse and doctor
  • Cost: Insurance options, no medicare or medicaid
  • Time to wait for test results: 30 minutes
  • Website: https://www.nwindianaer.com/

Columbia Avenue Walgreens, Hammond, IN

**Not all Walgreens locations have COVID-19 testing, including the two Lansing locations. Visit Walgreens’ website to see locations.

Calumet Avenue Walgreens, Hammond, IN

Not all Walgreens locations have COVID-19 testing, including the two Lansing locations. Visit Walgreens’ website to see locations.

Midwest Express Clinic, Hammond, IN

Midwest Express Clinic, Munster, IN

Midwest Express Clinic, Dyer, IN

CVS, Dyer, IN

  • Address: 225 Joliet St. Dyer, IN
  • Days and hours: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Saturday and 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Sunday. Appointment only, available online.
  • Testing type:Drive-thru testing
  • Cost: Insurance options
  • Time to wait for test results: 2-4 days
  • Website: https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing

Not all CVS locations have COVID-19 testing. Visit CVS’ website to see locations.

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