Visitor restrictions are in place due to COVID-19. Review the latest information about the virus and how you can help by donating funds.

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COVID-19 Resource Center

Northwestern Medicine is a trusted soure for accurate and up-to-date information regarding COVID-19.

As COVID-19 continues to be active in our state and across the country, Northwestern Medicine remains committed to delivering safe and effective care for patients who have been exposed to the virus as well as all other patients.

Read a letter to our patients from Northwestern Medicine's President and Chief Executive Officer about returning to Northwestern Medicine for your care.

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Patient Safety During COVID-19

Extensive measures remain in place to help avoid the spread of infection and to protect your health and safety. Learn more about patient safety during COVID-19. 

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Visitor Restrictions

For the safety and well-being of patients, physicians, staff and the community, Northwestern Medicine continues to modify visitor policies in all of our inpatient and outpatient care sites. See updated information and policy exceptions here.

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COVID-19 Testing

Northwestern Medicine offers COVID-19 testing at multiple locations in Chicago and surrounding communities. Learn more about Northwestern Medicine testing locations.

COVID-19 Symptoms and Treatments

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Northwestern Medicine is a trusted source for accurate and up-to-date information regarding COVID-19. Learn about symptoms, treatments, high-risk groups, FAQs and more.

Northwestern Medicine Updates

Help for Those Who Do Not Have Insurance

If you have recently lost access to health insurance due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are programs available to assist you.

COVID-19 Recovery Forum

Northwestern Medicine will begin holding virtual educational presentations for Northwestern Memorial Hospital COVID-19 patients who have been discharged.

Clinical Trials

Interested in participating in or learning more about a clinical trial? Northwestern Medicine is participating in a number of local, regional and national clinical trials.

Chicago Travel Quarantine

Northwestern Medicine visitors who travel to or arrive from a high-risk state are required to quarantine for a 14-day period. If you are coming to Northwestern Memorial Hospital or one of its outpatient facilities for your own care, the quarantine rule does not apply.

Classes and Events Updates

To ensure the health and safety of class attendees, visitors and staff in our hospitals and clinics, Northwestern Medicine has postponed or created virtual patient and community classes and events. This includes educational offerings, support groups and physician lectures. Please contact the clinical department offering the class or event to determine the current status.

Vendor Restrictions

Vendors and partners will have restricted access to our facilities until further notice. This includes postponement of in-person sales demonstrations and meetings in all Northwestern Medicine facilities. Learn about exceptions and our recommendations.

Additional Resources

COVID-19 is a rapidly changing global health issue. Access the latest information from the following organizations:

Northwestern Medicine Hotline
If you have additional questions, please contact the Northwestern Medicine COVID-19 hotline by calling 312.47.COVID (312.472.6843). TTY for the hearing impaired, 630.933.4833.

CDC Multi-language Resources on COVID-19
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed COVID-19 web pages translated into Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean. In addition, the CDC has developed videos about COVID-19 in American Sign Language.

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Let’s Keep It Up. Let’s All #MASKUP

The science says it all. Masks work and they’ve helped slow the spread of COVID-19. Let’s #MaskUp and save lives together.


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COVID-19 Advances in Care

Our mission to put patients first drives every decision we make. See how the relentless pursuit of better medicine is benefitting patients with COVID-19 at Northwestern Medicine.

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Committed to Community During Covid-19

Northwestern Medicine quickly pivoted during the pandemic to anticipate community needs.