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Is SHIELD testing difficult for kids?

So easy, a fourth-grader can do it!

Testing is easy. It’s part of the normal school day …. We usually finish in 3 to 5 minutes. I dance. And I horseback ride. And it makes me feel more comfortable to take my mask off when I’m on the horse.

SHIELD Illinois at school

Fast, accurate, and easy-to-use saliva testing

Teachers, administrators, staff, and students share some their experiences with the SHIELD Illinois COVID-19 screening program over the last year.

Additional Videos

SHIELD Illinois K-12 Schools Collection Examples

Two different ways that K-12 schools are collecting saliva samples for SHIELD Illinois' COVID-19 test.

SHIELD Illinois keeps kids in the game — and in the classroom

Take it from World Series champion Willson Contreras: We need an all-star defense to fight COVID-19.

SHIELD Illinois at school: fast, accurate, and easy

Teachers, administrators, staff, and students share some of their experiences with SHIELD Illinois.

How the Saliva-Based PCR Test Works

This video shows all the steps that your saliva sample goes through in the PCR testing process.

Superintendents Speak

Superintendents speak on their experiences with the SHIELD Illinois COVID-19 screening program.

SHIELD Illinois Business Collection Model

See how a business uses SHIELD Illinois to protect its employees from COVID-19.

GET TESTED

Find a nearby testing location

Find a community testing site where anyone can get a free SHIELD Illinois COVID-19 test.

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at shieldillinois@uillinois.edu

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