Learn more about COVID-19 safety measures and updates and the COVID-19 vaccine. SAH provides vaccines for children 6 months +.
Please do not visit the Emergency Department for a COVID-19 test.  Call the COVID-19 CLINIC LINE for testing info:  773.484.4000

Your health and well-being is our top priority.  As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, in an effort to protect patients and the community, we have updated our visitor policy.

As of December 13, 2021:  

  • All visitors will be screened at the point of entry.  Persons with flu-like symptoms will not be permitted into the facility.
  • Visitors MUST stay with the patient and are not allowed to walk into other patient rooms or hallways.
  • No visitors under the age of 18 permitted.

There will be no visitors allowed in the following areas:

  • Inpatient units
  • Medical Imaging
  • Clinics
  • Emergency Department


  • Labor and Delivery and Maternity can have one support person. This support person cannot leave the premises and re-enter the hospital. The support person may be required to leave if no private rooms are available. 


  • One parent/guardian is allowed to stay with the child. At this time, changing between family members will not be allowed.


  • One support person may be permitted for special need cases and upon request. All children may be accompanied by one parent/guardian only.


  • Hospice patients can have one family member visit a day for a limited amount of time.

Emergency Department

  • No visitors allowed at this time.  Only permitted are patients or the parent of a child.

During this time, families can schedule a Televisit with the Patient Experience team by calling 773.484.4267.

These restrictions will be in place until further notice and will be assessed frequently based on IDPH/CDC updates. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

For more information about COVID-19 see Infection Control