If your symptoms are more severe,
call our ER before arriving at
773-878-8200, ext. 9

Please note: Based on current COVID-19 trends, the nation’s Public Health Emergency (PHE) for COVID-19 ended on May 11, 2023. This resulted in changes to the cost of COVID-19 treatments, tests and vaccines for some individuals. Please check your individual health insurance coverage to understand how these changes apply to you. Learn more about post-PHE changes.

COVID-19 Vaccine

The CDC has approved Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for children as young as six months old. We invite parents and guardians to book for their child(ren). At this time, we are administering only Pfizer to kids under 16.

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COVID-19 Testing

Swedish Hospital is pleased to offer testing for current COVID-19 infection in our drive-through testing tent and COVID-19 Antibody Testing for individuals who have been symptom-free for over 14 days.

An appointment time is required for both forms of testing. 

COVID-19 Infection Testing

We have expanded COVID-19 testing to include those without COVID-19 symptoms

COVID-19 Antibody Testing

Open to all community members who are symptom free for more than 14 days. 

Digital Proof of Vaccination

Instantly access your proof of vaccination using NorthShoreConnect

Use the NorthShoreConnect mobile app to access and share digital proof of your COVID-19 vaccination records with a simple swipe of your phone. Whether you received your COVID vaccination from NorthShore or somewhere elsewhere in Illinois, you can easily access your proof of vaccination as a PDF or QR code in-app or export these to add to your mobile phone’s digital wallet.

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Telehealth Appointments Available

Don’t postpone your treatment. Telemedicine video and telephone visits provide the care you need from the comfort of your own home.

Patient Safety and Hours of Operation

Patient Safety

With the safety of our patients and our staff as our top priority, Swedish Hospital is operating under comprehensive enhanced safety protocols. With these measures in place, we provide a comfortable and safe environment for our patients, physicians, nurses and hospital staff.

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Hours of Operation

Some departments and facilities may be operating with abbreviated hours. Please call 773-878-8200 for current hours of specific departments.

Visitor Restrictions


Visitor Masking Policy

  • Masks are optional for most patients and visitors, however masks will still be required in areas where we are caring for patients who at a higher risk of infection. Mask up if:
    • You are sick
    • Are recovering from COVID-19
    • Are visiting a designated high-risk area
  • Visitors must self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms before entering the hospital or care site.
  • Wash hands frequently with soap and water or hand sanitizer.
  • Visitors, please consider postponing your visit of a patient if you’re sick.

Family and Support System Guide (English)
Family and Support System Guide (Spanish)
Family and Support System Guide (Arabic)


How You Can Donate or Give Thanks

The generosity of our community knows no bounds. Many people have asked how they can help ensure that Swedish Hospital staff have the resources they need to help the most people as they combat this COVID-19 crisis. We are currently accepting the following donations:

  • COVID-19 Relief Fund
  • Meals for Staff
  • Online Thank You Message
Learn more about how you can donate and give thanks>>

Community Resources

Printable COVID-19 Resources

Printable resources to help individuals and community groups continue pursuing health and wellness in this unprecedented time. Learn more about printable COVID-19 resources>>

Food Resources

Grocery shopping and finding food can be difficult during the COVID-19 crisis. Learn more about COVID-19 food resources>>

How to Get a Face Mask

Please follow the appropriate direction for your residence below. 

Online Anxiety Resources

With the ever-changing landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic, stress and anxiety have steadily increased over time. Learn more about online anxiety resources>> 

Do Your Part to Help Limit the Spread of Viruses

  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. 
  • Use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. 
  • Avoid touching your face, including your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Stay home if you're sick. 
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or the inside of your elbow. 
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.
  • Limit close contact with others.
  • The CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies) especially in areas of significant community-based transmission. More from the CDC>> 

Have Questions?

For more information on COVID-19, call the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) 24-hour hotline at 1-800-889-3931 email DPH.SICK@ILLINOIS.GOV or visit CDC.gov/COVID19


Swedish Hospital is operating under enhanced safety protocols to provide a comfortable and safe environment for our patients, physicians, nurses and hospital staff.

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