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

All three RUSH hospitals — RUSH University Medical Center, RUSH Copley Medical Center and RUSH Oak Park Hospital — continue 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.

  • Masking: Due to increased levels of COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses such as flu and RSV, we are requiring patients, visitors and staff to wear hospital-approved masks in some areas of our campuses. See our visitor policies for details.
  • 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 maintained a number of safety measures at each hospital and clinic to keep you safe.
  • COVID-19 vaccine: Please visit RUSH's COVID-19 vaccine page to find resources about the vaccine and learn the latest information about vaccine distribution.

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 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines.

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