Notice About COVID-19 Vaccinations At Weiss
ATTENTION: All of our April vaccination clinic dates are now booked. May dates will be coming soon.
COVID-19 vaccines for the community are available in limited supply. Community members who fall within the 1a/1b/1c Phases are now able to sign up for the vaccine.
Please click on the link to schedule an appointment. No walk up appointments are available.
When registering you must also attest that you fall within the 1a/1b/1c Phases.
NOTE: Phase 1c includes all essential workers and Chicagoans age 16-64 with underlying medical conditions. Please visit the Chicago vaccine distribution phases website for more information. https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/sites/covid19-vaccine/home/vaccine-distribution-phases.html
Expected on April 19, 2021, the City of Chicago will open up distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to all Chicagoans age 16 and older and enter into Phase 2. We will continue providing vaccines to the Weiss community as our supply allows.
Upcoming vaccination clinic dates*:
May dates are coming soon.
*NOTE: clinic dates may change.
Please visit the IDPH website to find other locations where the vaccine is being offered.
COVID-19 Vaccine Questions:
- If you have received the J&J COVID-19 vaccine and develop severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath within three weeks after vaccination, contact your healthcare provider, or seek medical care.
- Report adverse events following receipt of any COVID-19 vaccine to VAERS. https://vaers.hhs.gov/
- If you are scheduled to receive the J&J vaccine, please contact your healthcare provider, vaccination location, or clinic to learn about additional vaccine availability.
For questions about the vaccine, you may call (773) 564-5265.
Notice About Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Appointments, screenings, procedures, and surgeries are actively being scheduled at Weiss Memorial Hospital.
At Weiss Memorial Hospital, we’ve put every precaution in place to keep our patients and staff safe. If you’ve been putting off your regular health care checkups or need to schedule a procedure or surgery, please be assured that now is the right time to reach out and take the steps you need to reclaim your health. It is vital that you seek treatment for chronic conditions and acute medical concerns. We’re here for you.
Steps we’re taking to maximize safety:
- All doctors, nurses, and clinicians are wearing masks and are screened for symptoms at the beginning of all shifts.
- We are rigorously cleaning and sanitizing patient exam rooms between each and every patient.
- Our operating rooms and equipment are sterilized with cleaning products approved for use against COVID-19.
- We are spacing out our patient appointment times and limiting the number of persons in our clinics. Chairs are placed six feet apart in our lobby and patient escorts are only allowed if absolutely necessary.
- Waiting areas have been modified and plexiglass has been installed as an additional barrier to separate staff from patients checking into clinics.
- You will be pre-screened for symptoms by phone a day before your appointment. When you arrive for your appointment you will be screened once again and have your temperature checked.
- All patients (and necessary support persons) must wear face masks and follow social distancing guidelines of at least six feet from others in common areas.
Patients and Visitors:
Your health and well-being are our priority. All infection-control policies and procedures have been and will continue to be active throughout the lifespan of the coronavirus and influenza season.
We have implemented several policies and procedures to address the coronavirus (COVID-19) health risk within our hospital. We ask for your patience as we continue to implement these policies over the coming weeks and as the situation may evolve.
What we are doing:
- Restricting all visitors except patient support individuals. Read our visitor restrictions notification.
- Screening all patients, support persons and employees for signs of virus and masking as needed.
- Restricting access to those with signs of virus and/or those that have traveled to high risk areas in our country and outside of the United States.
- Masking patients with signs of virus and implementing isolation and COVID-19 testing.
- Enhancing hospital sanitation efforts by increasing the number of thorough cleanings.
- Ensuring hand sanitizer is readily available throughout the hospital.
- Closely monitoring hospital supplies and emergency equipment to ensure adequate coverage of patient needs.
- Closely monitoring the advice and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
- Educating our employees on preventative measures provided by the CDC.
We will be monitoring this situation very closely with the major health organizations and local experts and will provide updates as needed.
View a coronavirus FAQ.
ATTENTION ALL PATIENTS AND VISITORS
If you have had close contact within the last 14 days with someone who was sick and now have any of the below symptoms:
- Trouble breathing
- Muscle pain
- Sore throat
- New loss of taste or smell
PLEASE TELL HEALTHCARE STAFF IMMEDIATELY!
VISITORS: IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING ANY SYMPTOMS OF CORONAVIRUS, PLEASE STAY HOME AND CONTACT YOUR HEALTH CARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY.
PLEASE CHECK THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL (CDC) WEBSITE FREQUENTLY FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19.
COVID-19 Informational Video: Protecting Your Family from COVID-19 by Dr. David Price.
Dr. Price is a critical care pulmonologist caring for COVID-19 patients all day in NYC at Weill Cornell Hospital. This video is for informational purposes only.
- How it Spreads
- Prevention & Treatment
- Stigma and COVID-19
- What to do if you are sick
- Frequently Asked Questions
- People at Higher Risk for COVID-19 Complications (older adults with chronic medical conditions, pregnant women, and children)
Here you’ll find family resources and visitor information, such as COVID-19 information, visitation hours, directions and parking information, and more to help plan your visit.