Northwestern Medicine Opens New Immediate Care Center in River North
By Kara SpakNews November 01, 2013
The Northwestern Medicine River North Immediate Care Center is open from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. seven days a week and requires no appointment to be seen. The center is staffed by licensed physicians and emergency medical technicians. All patients are seen by a physician.
The center treats minor ailments and injuries such as: flu, fever, and colds; sinus infections and urinary tract infections; strains and sprains; poison ivy, animal and bug bites; and rashes and sunburns. Major injuries and traumas should always be directed to a full-service emergency room.
The River North Immediate Care Center is located two blocks from the CTA Red Line Grand station and near several CTA bus routes. Parking is available at 33 W. Ontario (between State and Dearborn) with a patient rate of $9/16 hours.
The center is one of five new Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care Centers, in Evanston, Glenview, Deerfield and Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. For more information, visit rivernorth.nm.org or call 312.694.CARE (2273).