Keeping Our Patients Safe During COVID-19

As one of the nation’s safest medical centers, we go above and beyond state and national standards to protect your health and safety while you receive medical care. We have implemented a number of new policies to keep you safe and healthy.

Please read more about our continued commitment to providing the safest care possible

COVID-19 Vaccinations

Thanks to increased availability of COVID-19 vaccines, UChicago Medicine is able to vaccinate all patients 5 and older. Vaccines, including booster doses, are also widely available in all communities in our region. We encourage anyone who is able to get vaccinated as quickly as possible to protect against COVID-19. We also recommend getting an annual influenza vaccine. Call 773-834-8221 to make an appointment.

For adults:

For children:

How to Get Tested for COVID-19

COVID-19 testing is available for those with symptoms of influenza-like illness, however you must be screened before you can be tested. Our providers will determine if you qualify for a test. Complete a MyChart screening questionnaire. COVID-19 testing is not available without an appointment. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Patient Care