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Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care Lakeview

Imaging Services, Immediate Care, Laboratory Services

Call 312.694.CARE (2273)
1333 W. Belmont Ave.
Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60657
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Hours of Operation

Monday
8:00 am–7:45 pm*
Tuesday
8:00 am–7:45 pm*
Wednesday
8:00 am–7:45 pm*
Thursday
8:00 am–7:45 pm*
Friday
8:00 am–7:45 pm*
Saturday
8:00 am–7:45 pm*
Sunday
8:00 am–7:45 pm*

Overview

No appointment? No problem. Northwestern Immediate Care provides care when you need it, without a trip to the emergency department. Lakeview is staffed by licensed physicians who are trained to evaluate and treat a variety of medical conditions in both adult and pediatric patients. We treat minor illnesses, minor accidents and skin conditions. We also offer vaccinations, X-rays, lab orders and tests.

Reservations and Online Check-in

Reservations and Online Check-In for an In-Office Visit

To allow for physical distancing, preregistration for an Immediate Care Center visit is strongly encouraged.

Reserve your time for an Immediate Care Center visit below. Once you have reserved your visit time, you will receive a call from the Immediate Care Center Registration team to update your personal and insurance information.

When You Arrive at the Immediate Care Center

Please remain in your vehicle (or remain outside the building if you walked or used other transportation). Contact the Registration team by following the instructions provided in the preregistration text message or calling us directly at 312.694.9477.

  • You will be notified by text message or phone call when it is time for you to enter the Immediate Care Center for your visit.
  • Please remember to practice physical distancing and remain 6 feet from others.
  • As you enter, you will be provided with a face mask. You will be required to wear this NM-provided mask while in the Immediate Care Center.

Virtual Visits Available

A virtual visit allows you to talk with an Immediate Care physician or advanced practice provider over the phone or video chat rather than having an in-person visit. A virtual visit might be right for you if you need care for any of the following:

  • Cough and cold symptoms
  • Allergies
  • Sore throat
  • Minor injuries and accidents
  • Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea
  • Headache
  • Pink eye
  • Flu symptoms
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Sinus pain
  • Lower back pain

Virtual visits are offered for patients 16 and older. Please preregister for an in-office visit if your child is younger than 16.

Parking

Dedicated patient parking is available in the first floor garage. The first two hours will be validated at $3 per hour. After that, regular rates will apply.

  • Less than 2 hours: $3/hour
  • 2 to less than 4 hours: $16 total
  • 4 to less than 8 hours: $18 total
  • 8 to less than 24 hours: $36 total

Public transportation

Bus route with stops near Lakeview office include:

No. 77 Belmont

The Chicago Transit Authority's Brown, Red, and Purple Lines stop at Belmont, a few blocks from the Lakeview office. For specific connection information, please contact the Regional Transportation Authority at 312.836.7000.

Metered street parking is also available. 

Services

If you are still uncertain about where to seek care for illnesses or injuries, understanding the difference between the emergency department and immediate care centers will guide you in the right direction.

Some of the more common conditions we'll treat at the clinic include:

Minor illnesses: 

  • Allergy
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear Ache
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Pink eye
  • Sinus infection
  • Urinary tract infection

Minor accidents:

  • Animal bites
  • Bee/insect/spider bites
  • Cuts/lacerations
  • Foreign body in eye, ear or nose
  • Burns, including sun burn
  • Sprains/strains
  • Sutures

Skin problems: 

  • Athlete's Foot
  • Irritations
  • Poison ivy/oak
  • Rash
  • Sunburn
  • Warts

Vaccinations:

The following vaccinations are offered on a walk-in basis or through an office visit:

  • Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis)
  • Flu (seasonal)

Lab Orders, tests and X-rays:

Lab orders tests and X-rays are provided as part of an office visit and evaluation by the physician.

The following tests are performed in our on-site laboratory:

  • Blood sugar (diabetes)
  • Pregnancy
  • Spirometry (lung function)
  • Urine dip stick

Any other tests that the doctor orders will be sent to the laboratory at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Your results will be shared with you and your primary care doctor as soon as they are available. Some laboratory tests take longer than others and it may be several days for before results are available.


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Hours vary on holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4 (Independence Day), Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve. Please call to confirm.