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Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care River North

Imaging Services, Laboratory Services, Urgent Care

Call 312.694.CARE (2273)

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635 N. Dearborn St.
Suite 100
River North, IL 60611
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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 at River North provides care when you need it, without a trip to the emergency department. River North 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.

Please note: If your child under the age of six months is experiencing a high fever, we recommend you reach out to your primary care physician.

Online Check-In and Appointments

Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care will do its best to see you when you arrive. However, if there are patients with a more serious issue ahead of you, they may be seen first. Since you have made the effort to make a reservation, we will make a sincere effort to honor it. 

All clinics offer care for minor illnesses and injuries. No appointment is necessary. Walk-in services are always available. Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care Centers do not treat patients less than 6 months of age. 

Please enter your legal name when making a reservation. One (1) patient per reservation.


No appointment necessary

Parking

Parking available at a nearby parking garage, located at 33 W. Ontario St. (between State and Dearborn), with a patient rate of $10 for every 16 hours.

Transportation

Bus route with stops near the River North office include:

  • #22 Clark
  • #36 Broadway
The Chicago Transit Authority's Red Line stops at Grand, a few blocks from the River North office. For specific connection information, please contact the Regional Transportation Authority at 312.836.7000 or visit the Chicago Transportation Authority* website.

Services

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

Minor illnesses: 

  • Allergy
  • Asthma
  • Colds
  • Congestion
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear Ache
  • Fever
  • Flu or flu like symptoms
  • Nausea
  • Pink eye
  • Sinus infection
  • Sore throat
  • 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:

Vaccinations are offered only as part of an office visit and required before being administered:

  • Non-preventive Tdap (diphtheria, tetanus, 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)
  • Flu
  • Quick strep
  • 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.


Legal Information

*Hours vary on holidays, including: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4 (Independence Day), Labor Day.

Holiday hours: 8 am–4 pm