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Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care Sycamore

Immediate Care

Call 815.217.3252
1850 Gateway Drive
Sycamore, IL 60178
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Hours of Operation

Monday
7:00 am–6:45 pm*
Tuesday
7:00 am–6:45 pm*
Wednesday
7:00 am–6:45 pm*
Thursday
7:00 am–6:45 pm*
Friday
7:00 am–6:45 pm*
Saturday
7:00 am–6:45 pm*
Sunday
7:00 am–6:45 pm*

Overview

Note: Last patient registration is 6:45 pm.

The Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care in Sycamore offers same day appointments for acute care/minor illnesses. The Northwestern Medicine Immediate Care in Sycamore is staffed by Doctors of Emergency Medicine of Illinois (DEMI).

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 815.217.3252.

  • 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

*Patients may be asked to be seen in office.

Virtual visits are offered for patients two years and older. Your physician or advanced practice provider may still require an in-office visit for your child if a physical evaluation is needed.  

Parking

Onsite parking is available for patients and visitors.

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.

Acute care for minor illnesses and injuries, including:

  • Cough, cold, flu, sinus infections
  • Sore throat, earache, headache
  • Pneumonia, bronchitis
  • Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting
  • Abscesses, boils, rashes
  • Sprains, strains
  • Minor cuts, lacerations
  • Minor burns, rashes, stings or insect bites

PLEASE NOTE: Insurance can be billed, office co-pay required. Fee does not include the cost of lab testing, diagnostic imaging, procedures, medications or the need for an expanded visit.


Why Choose Us

Northwestern Medicine facilities offer access to world-class patient care across the greater Chicagoland area and Northern Illinois. Anchored by Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the No. 1 hospital in Illinois by U.S. News & World Report, our clinical and administrative staff and medical and science faculty come together every day with a shared commitment to superior quality, academic excellence, scientific discovery and patient safety.

With Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, we’re dedicated to consistently providing high-quality, cost-effective, patient-focused care. We seek to improve the health of the communities, individuals, family and friends we serve by delivering a broad range of services with leading medicine and compassion. Because what makes us better, makes you better.

 

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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.