Providing Safe Appointments During COVID-19

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Terry Vanden Hoek and Chief Quality Officer Dr. Susan Bleasdale explain some of the new safety updates at our facilities.

Your safety and health are our highest priorities. We recognize that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of your life — including how you receive healthcare.

Going to the doctor is an important part of staying healthy. Now - more than ever it is important to be proactive about your health and healthcare needs.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics continues to remain open to serve the healthcare needs of our community. We have been continuously adapting to protect the health and safety of our patients, visitors, and staff.


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For Blood Work

As part of our new safety precautions, blood draw services require an appointment. To schedule an appointment, please call 312.355.7522. Some same-day appointments are available.

Protecting Your Health & Safety

Your Health and safety are our highest priorities. We are taking all of the necessary steps possible to keep you safe and healthy when you come to UI Health.

To help reduce the risk and spread of infections, we have put into action several measures to protect our patients, providers, and staff. This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Universal Masking
Everyone is required to wear a mask while at UI Health. A mask will be provided for you if you do not have one.

Enhanced Cleaning
We have updated our cleaning protocols to regularly clean public spaces and hard surfaces.

Social Distancing 
We have incorporated social distancing practices into our clinical areas to allow proper space between individuals.

Visitor Limitations 
Visitor Limitations are in place with expectations for certain patient groups.