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 and flu season begins, in an effort to protect patients and the community, we have updated our visitor policy.

As of October 2022: 

General Hours: 

11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

All visitors will be screened at the point of entry.  Persons with flu-like symptoms will not be permitted into the facility.

Behavioral Health
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Visitors must be 18 or older.

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

Hospice 
Hospice patients can have one family member visit at a time for a limited amount of time, to be determined by the clinical care team.

Intensive Care Unit
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Note: One person at a time, and visits may be limited to 15 minutes every hour.

Obstetrics
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Support person allowed to stay with the patient if volume permits.  

Pediatrics
24/7 for parents, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for other visitors. Note: Visitors must be 18 or older and cannot be sick. Only one parent or family member may stay overnight.

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

Visitor Guidelines
Family or friends who are sick should visit once they are no longer contagious. While visiting, please help stop the spread of germs by covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze. Clean your hands before and after your visit. Feel free to use hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the hospital.

Additional guidelines include:

  • 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
  • Wearing a face mask is required
  • Only one visitor per patient at a time