The Loretto Hospital COVID-19 Testing Site Information
The Loretto Hospital is pleased to offer no cost testing for suspected
COVID-19 infections in conjunction with the State of Illinois and Governor
J.B. Pritzker’s office. If you suspect you may have coronavirus
because of current symptoms, exposure to a known positive individual,
or your recent travel history, you can be tested on site.
We are also offering walk-in screening options for Austin residents, members
of the surrounding communities, healthcare workers, and first responders.
Patients will be tested regardless of age or ability to pay, and no copays
will be charged. Insurance information may be collected for follow up
and treatment purposes.
Where: The Loretto Hospital - 645 S. Central Avenue - Chicago, IL 60644
When: Monday - Friday, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Directions Upon Arrival
Walk-In: Please park in the designated Guest Parking Lot (Red Lot, North of Harrison
Street). Follow signs to the testing station located in the Emergency
Department entrance. You will need to undergo a temperature screening.
Form an orderly line and maintain 6 feet social distancing. Please wear
a mask that covers both your mouth and nose. Follow all hospital staff
member instructions throughout the process.
For general questions, please contact us at 773-854-5475.
There is a 96-hour waiting period before you receive the results of your
COVID-19 test. Results will be delivered via telephone call. If you have
not received a call after 96 hours, please call us at 773-854-5475, Monday
- Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.