Loyola University Chicago

Wellness Center

Emergency/After Hours Care

EMERGENCY AND AFTER HOURS CARE

For life-threatening or severe emergencies call 911, or go to the nearest emergency department

 

SITUATIONCONTACT
a medical emergency, including those due to excessive alcohol consumption Call 911 or 44911on campus to summon paramedics or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
a mental health emergency, including having thoughts of harming yourself Call 911 or 44911 on campus to summon paramedics or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.
a sexual assault or other form of sexual or interpersonal violence Visit the Coalition website for additional emergency information.

 

 

 

 

Urgent Care During Business Hours

If you need urgent care for a non life-threatening issue when the Wellness Center is open, please call Dial-A-Nurse at 773.508.8883. For an urgent, non-life threatening mental health need during business hours, call 773-508-2530 and hit Option 3 and leave a message. A mental provider will call you back within 30 minutes. 

Urgent Care After Hours

If you need urgent care for a non life-threatening issue at a time when the Wellness Center is closed, consider utilizing one of the phone or clinic resources below. This is not a comprehensive list. These clinics are not affiliated with Loyola University Chicago, nor do we recommend any particular clinic. In order to be seen at these clinics, you must have your medical insurance card with you.

SituationContact
an urgent physical illness or injury and you need to speak to a nurse

If you have a non-emergency medical concern after hours, most insurance providers have an after hours nurse call line.

Please visit your insurer’s website to find the correct nurse line number. If you don’t have access to a nurse line,  please visit our urgent care referral sites below. If you have United Healthcare (Loyola’s student insurance), you are eligible to use Healthiest You, an after hours service. To call the service, dial #480-779-4360, and there is also an app available for download on their website. 

 

urgent psychological or mental health need and would like to speak to someone

If you are experiencing mental or emotional distress beyond your ability to manage safely right now:  The Wellness Center has a service available for students who are in crisis and need immediate assistance to speak to counselors and to receive crisis consultation, information on emergency resources, or even be directed to the Emergency Department, if appropriate. This service is available by calling 773-508-2530, Option 3 after hours, which includes weekends and holidays. 

You can also call 312.926.8100 for the Northwestern Memorial Hospital Crisis Line or call 800.273.8255 for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. For more information, click here. You may also text the Crisis Text Line at 741741 to communicate with a trained crisis counselor.
a sexual assault or other form of sexual or interpersonal violence Visit the Community Coalition on Gender Based Violence Page for additional information.

 

Clinic Name/AddressHours of Operation

Physicians Immediate Care

Edgewater
 6140 N. Broadway

 Chicago, IL 60660

 773.435.9028

Six Corners

4211 N. Cicero Ave. 

Chicago, IL 60641

773.794.1000

Mon-Fri: 8am-6pm

Sat-Sun: 8am-2pm

*Online booking, walkin care, telehealth available 

*Limited COVID-19 tetsing available on designated days 

Insurance Information 

CVS Minute Clinic 

6150 N. Broadway

Chicago, IL 60660 

or 

3333 Central Ave

Evanston, IL 60201

866.389.2727

Mon-Fri: 8:30 am-7:30 pm 

Sat: 9 am-5:30 pm 

*Online booking, walk-in care, telehealth available 

*Limited COVID-19 testing available at some locations; 3-7 day turnaround time 

Insurance Information

Advocate Clinic at Walgreens 

5625 N. Ridge 

Chicago, IL 60660 

800.323.8622

or

7510 N Western Ave 

Chicago, IL 60645 

800.323.8622

 
Mon-Fri: 9 am-7pm 
Sat-Sun: 9-4 pm 

*Appointments only; online booking, telehealth available 

Insurance Information 

Michigan Avenue Immediate Care
   180 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 1605
   Chicago, IL 60601
   312.201.1234

Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 8am-6pm 

Tues: 8am-5pm 

Sat: 9am -1pm 

*COVID-19 testing available 

*Online booking, walk-in care, telehealth available 

Insurance Information 

 

Advocate Express Care (Immediate Care) 

918 W. Montrose Ave 

Chicago, IL 60613 

312-528-5554

 

Mon-Fri: 8am-8pm 

Sat-Sun: 8am-4 pm 

*Online booking, walk-in care, telehealth available 

Insurance Information 

Northwestern Immediate Care River North
   635 N. Dearborn St.
   Chicago, IL 60654
   312.694.2273

Mon-Sun: 8am-7:45pm 

*Online booking, walk-in care, telehealth available 

Insurance Information 

NorthShore Immediate Care 

5238 N. Broadway St. 

Chicago, IL 60640 

224.364.2273

or

524 Main Street

Evanston, IL 60202 

224.364.2273

Mon- Sun: 8am-7:45pm 

*COVID-19 testing not available at these sites 

*Online booking, walk-in care, telehealth available