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 email. If you have not received an email after 96 hours, please call us at 773-854-5475, Monday - Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.