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COVID-19 Specimen Collection Supplies RFP

The State of Illinois seeks a private sector proposal to provide storage and distribution of COVID-19 specimen collection material (public, hospital and commercial) as directed. The State will evaluate the vendor-provided proposals in order to make one award in the Springfield region.

Key Dates:

June 24: RFP released
June 30: All questions from prospective bidders due by 5:00 PM CST
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July 1: Answers to questions from prospective bidders released and posted at the following link:
July 6: Submissions due by 5:00 PM CST via email to
July 7 (estimated): Contract award and start date for service delivery