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Porter County Health Department Drive Through Testing At Porter County Expo Center

Beginning on Monday, September 13th, the Porter County Health Department will be offering drive through testing in the 4H Building at the Porter County Expo Center, 215 E Division Road in Valparaiso. Rapid Antigen testing is available. 

Pre-scheduling is HIGHLY recommended but “drive-ins” will be accepted. To schedule your appointment VISIT HERE. Be sure to click on the "I don't have an Invitation Code" to proceed.

Hours are Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 3:00 to 7:00 PM. 

Saturday hours will be available on these dates only:

  • Saturday, September 25 - 9:00 AM to Noon.
  • Saturday, October 9 - 9:00 AM to Noon.
  • Saturday, October 23 - 9:00 AM to Noon.
  • Saturday, November 13 - 9:00 AM to Noon.
  • Saturday, November 27 - 9:00 AM to Noon.

PLEASE STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE!

Free Covid Care

Free Covid Care provides drive through service for both PCR and Rapid Antigen testing at their site at 2031 Roosevelt Rd. in Valparaiso. Walk-ins are accepted but because of the high volume of tests they conduct, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you pre-register for an appointment. Waiting times for walk-ins could be very long. To pre-register and set up an appointment GO HERE.

Gravity Diagnostics

Gravity Diagnostics provides drive through service for the PCR test at their site which is located at 3484 Airport Rd. in Portage. (This is the FORMER Portage Township Trustee's office.) No advance reservations needed. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Testing is free. Results will be available by 5:00 PM the day after testing. Results will be provided via email.

Marram Health Center

Marram Health Center at 704 S State Rd 2 in Hebron offers PCR testing by appointment only. Please call 219-996-2641 to set up an appointment.

Salvation Army - South Haven

Salvation Army of Porter County located at 799 Capitol Rd, Valparaiso (South Haven) offers walk-in PCR testing every Friday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

HealthLinc Valparaiso

HealthLinc in Valparaiso provides PCR testing by appointment only. Please call 888-580-1060 to set up an appointment.

Franciscan ExpressCare

Franciscan ExpressCare offers PCR testing during office hours at their Valparaiso and Portage locations. Find the VALPARAISO office hours and address, GO HERE. Find the PORTAGE office hours and location GO HERE.

CVS Pharmacies

CVS offers both PCR and Rapid Antigen testing at their Chesterton & Valparaiso locations by appointment only. To set up an appointment at a CVS Pharmacy, GO HERE.

Walgreens Pharmacies

Walgreens offers both PCR and Rapid Antigen testing at their Hebron, Portage & Valparaiso locations by appointment only. To set up an appointment at a Walgreens Pharmacy, GO HERE.

Great Lakes Labs

Located at 1052 Transport Dr. in Valparaiso.  Offers drive through nasopharyngeal swab (nasal swab) or saliva sample. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register go to GREAT LAKES LABS