More NWIndiana Testing Sites Announced

     ISDH has also partnered with OptumServe to provide testing sites across the state. Individuals who are symptomatic for COVID-19 OR close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 positive patients when it is imperative that the contact continues to work and/or have close contact with at risk populations. It also applies to folks over 65 with challenging conditions.

    Registration for testing at an ISHD/Optum site is required and can be completed at or by phone at 888-634-1123. Hoosiers will not be charged for testing and insurance is not required. If you have private health insurance, please bring that information with you.


Morton High School, 9am – 6pm, 6915 Grand Ave., Hammond
Testing Coming to Morton High School in Hammond for any Indiana Resident. Need to be:
Healthcare Worker,
First Responder,
Essential Worker,
High Risk Category,
A Household Members that Lives with One of the above.

St. Timothy’s Community Church
1600 West 25th Ave. Gary, IN
July 28th- Aug. 1st

Permanent Testing sites are:

Emissions testing site:
Drive-thru 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Saturday
1231 E. Gostlin St.  Hammond.

Community Hospital, 219- 836-1600
(Drive Thru) Appoint Req., Referral Req., Testing all Patients
901 Macarthur Blvd.
Munster, IN

Midwest Clinic 219-513-2000
Appointment Req., Referral not Req. Testing all patients
8135 Calumet Ave., Closes at 8pm,

Family Urgent Care – 219-440-7351
Appointment Req., Referral Req., Limited to certain patients
1217 US 41
Schererville, IN Closes at 9pm

Methodist Hospital – Southlake Campus 219-738-5500
(Appointment  Required, referral required, testing all patients)
(Drive Thru)
8701 Broadway, Merrillville, IN Open 24 hours

Crown Point
Midwest Express Clinic
5521 Lincoln Hwy #1A
Appointment Req., Referral not Required, Testing all patients)
Closes at 8pm

Franciscan Health Crown Point – 219-738-2100
Appointment Req., Referral Req., Testing all Patients, Drive Thru
1201 S. Main Street
Open 24 Hours

East Chicago:
Walgreens – 800-925-4733
720 W. Chicago Ave., 
Drive Thru, Appointment Not Req. Referral Not Req. Testing for all patients
Closes at 5pm

Methodist Hospital – 219-866-4000
Northlake Campus
(Drive Thru)
(Appointment  Required, referral required, testing all patients)
600 Grant St.
Gary, IN – Open 24 Hours

Midwest Clinic – 219-440-7340

Appoint Req., Referral Req., Testing all patients
875 Joliet St Closes at 8pm

Family Urgent Care – 219-440-7351
Appointment Req., Referral Req., Limited to certain patients
1217 US 41 Schererville, IN Closes at 9pm


Beacon Medical Group – 219-324-1700
(Appointment Not Required but Reg. required)
900 I Street –  Drive Thru Option
LaPorte IN

LaPorte Civic Auditorium Thru October – 219-362-2325
Mon – Fri, 8am – 8pm,
Free testing for Hoosiers, but bring your health coverage
Register online at.
Or Call 888-634-1116
1001 Ridge St. 

ISDH/Optum Test Site 888-634-1123
National Guard Armory
Appointment Required
2391 Indiana State Rd 2
LaPorte, IN

LaPorte Hospital at LaPorte Urgent Care 219-575-6244
Drive Thru, Testing all patients
Appointment Not Required, Referral Not Required,
508 Legacy Plaza W
LaPorte IN 46350

Michigan City High School
8466 W. Pahs Rd.
Michigan City, IN
Testing by LHI?OptumServe – 888-643-1116 or Online

Franciscan Health Michigan City219-879-8511
Appointment Required, Referral required, Drive Thru, Limited to certain patients


Porter Regional Hospital
219-983- 8300
Appoint Req., Referral Req., Testing all Patients
85 E. US Hwy 6 Frontage Rd Portage, Indiana
Open 24 hours   REG ONLINE

Formerly Northshore Health Center
Mon – Fri 8am – 8pm,
Register Online or call 888-634-1116
Testing given to anyone, if covered bring – insurance cards
3564 Scottsdale St. Portage, IN

NOTE: Valparaiso Test Site has moved to Portage

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