COVID-19 Testing

Swedish Hospital offers testing for current COVID-19 infection 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. 


How to Schedule a COVID-19 Test

To schedule your COVID-19 test, please call 773-907-7700.

A Swedish Hospital clinical expert will complete an assessment and will assign you an appointment time and location and provide further instructions

Testing Locations


Sauganash

Immediate Care Center
6141 N. Cicero Ave. 
Chicago, IL 60646

Monday-Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Call 773-293-8788 to schedule.


North Center

Immediate Care Center
2019 W. Irving Park Rd. 
Chicago, IL 60618 

Monday-Sunday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Call 773-293-8787 to schedule.


COVID-19 Clinic

Swedish Hospital Professional Plaza
2740 W. Foster Ave, Suite 114
Chicago IL 60625

Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Call 773-907-7700 to schedule. 


Testing Cost

Testing at our COVID-19 Clinic will come at no cost to patients. Uninsured will be offered free testing and follow up care will be managed through our financial assistance and charity program.

If you are getting testing at our Immediate Care Centers and....

  • You are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, your test will be provided at no charge (per the CARES Act).
  • You are asymptomatic, the testing fee ($165) will be sent to your insurance provider for consideration of payment. Please note: If denied by insurance, the patient is responsible for paying the $165 fee.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Congestion
  • Sore Throat
  • Runny Nose
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Loss or Decrease of Smell or Taste
  • Muscle Aches With Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Chills or Shaking Chills
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea or Other Gastrointestinal Symptoms

Frequently Asked Questions

    How Long Will It Take to Get My Results?

    Testing results will be available in two to five days. Please do not call for results. 

    How Will I Learn My Results?

    Your primary care provider or a Swedish Hospital provider will call you with your results.  

    What Happens if I feel Worse?

    Call your primary care provider and they will direct you as to what to do next. If your symptoms are severe, please call 911.

    What Should I Do to Help Myself?

    Regardless of whether your test comes back positive or negative, please quarantine yourself for a total of 14 days while wearing a surgical mark (or bandana) as often as possible. Get lots of rest, keep hydrated, wash your hands frequently and avoid public areas. Take acetaminophen for fevers (which is a temperature above 100.3 degree Fahrenheit).  

    Are there other costs associated with COVID-19 testing?

    Common charges associated with COVID-19 testing include:

    • COVID High Throughput Test: $230
    • Office Visit: $208-$466
    • ER Visit: $793-$1,295

    Please contact Financial Services at 773-694-8666 or 855-216-4763 if you have additional questions.