COVID-19 Resources

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COVID-19 Resources

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, RUSH is dedicated to providing comprehensive care to people who have COVID-19, as well as sharing important and accurate information you can trust.

The Latest COVID-19 Updates from RUSH

During the COVID-19 pandemic, all three RUSH hospitals — RUSH University Medical Center, RUSH Copley Medical Center and RUSH Oak Park Hospital — are continuing to take the steps needed to safely deliver care to all of our patients. The safety of our patients and staff remains our top priority.
  • New visitors policy:For up-to-date visitor policies for all three RUSH hospitals, clickhere. Please talk to your care team about exceptions for pediatric patients, labor and delivery and end-of-life care.
  • It’s safe to come to RUSH for your care:RUSH has successfully maintained the safety of our patients and staff at all of our RUSH locations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve implemented a number of safety measures at each hospital and clinic to keep you safe.
  • COVID-19 vaccine update:Please visitRUSH's COVID-19 vaccine pageto find resources about the vaccine and learn the latest information about vaccine distribution.
  • Masking:Wearing a mask — and wearing it properly — is the best way to limit the spread of COVID-19. Masking is no longer required at RUSH except in specific areas and for specific types of patient interactions. However, we encourage masking as a preventive measure and have hospital-grade masks available for use. Members of your care team at RUSH will put on masks at your request.Learn more about how to wear a mask.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Symptoms

People with COVID-19 show a range of symptoms — from mild to severe.

Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus and may include:

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Shortness of breath
or difficulty breathing

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Assess your risk and get care

Use our self-assessment tool to understand your risk and learn about your options for getting care.

Take the self-assessment >

If you or someone you care for have symptoms of COVID-19:

Consult an on-demand video visit provider
available daily from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 but you don't have symptoms:

Refer to theCenters for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

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Wearing a mask can help protect you from spreading the virus. Learn More>