Effective May 26, 2023, SHIELD testing at UIC Health Sciences Campus-Rockford is discontinued.

Download your previous SHIELD Illinois information before the SHIELD portal is deactivated on July 7, 2023. Go to Website: Portal.shieldillinois.com .

Anyone who needs help or has problems with registration should call SHIELD’s 24/7 patient hotline: 217-265-6059.

May I test at the community site?

Yes, kuntil June 30, 2023.

The SHIELD  community site is at

Providence Baptist Church

2209 Clifton Ave

Rockford, IL 61102

Hours are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Fridays 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and Thursdays 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

How do I get my test results?

Test results will be posted in the SHIELD Illinois patient portal after the lab results are completed, usually within 24 to 48 hours.

Further questions?

If you have questions, especially if you’re a first-time tester who would like guidance:

Please email Shiow-Jiau Yung at [email protected], including a phone number where she can call you if necessary.

FDA Fact Sheet for Patients