Overview

COVID-19

Northwestern Medicine is a trusted source 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.

You can find the latest updates on COVID-19 from the CDC here.

Learn about Northwestern Medicine advances in COVID-19 care here.


Northwestern Medicine Updates

Northwestern Medicine Offers Help for Those Who Do Not Have Insurance

September 18, 2020

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


COVID-19 Recovery Forum

August 31, 2020

Northwestern Medicine will begin holding virtual educational presentations for Northwestern Memorial Hospital COVID-19 patients who have been discharged and continue to recover. See more information here.


Testing for COVID-19

August 18, 2020

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

A Northwestern Medicine physician’s order is required for testing. The order must designate the location for your test. If you do not have an order for testing, contact your Northwestern Medicine physician or visit a Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care site for an evaluation to determine if a test is needed.


COVID-19 Visitor Policies

August 18, 2020

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.


City of Chicago Travel Quarantine

July 21, 2020

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. Learn more about the Chicago Travel Quarantine and visitor restrictions.


Patient Safety During COVID-19

August 19, 2020

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.