COVID-19 Testing and Vaccinations
Please note that the Health Clinics remain open to serve you. We're committed to maintaining continuity of care and helping meet your healthcare needs.
Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics will no longer be offering COVID-19 vaccines, including booster doses after December 23, 2021. In the event that you need a vaccine or think that you need a vaccine, please discuss with your provider who will advise you on the next steps.
For more information about the available COVID-19 vaccines: CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Testing is available by appointment for established clinic patients and members of the RFU community who consider themselves to be symptomatic for COVID-19 or need regular COVID-19 screening testing for the university.
- All testing is by appointment only at an assigned date and time — no waiting in long lines to get tested.
- Your appointment should take no more than 5 to 10 minutes. We’ll contact you with your test result within three business days (please note the clinic is closed on weekends).
To schedule your appointment for COVID-19 testing, call 847-473-4357 for availability.
- If you are a RFU Student/Faculty/Staff experiencing any COVID-like symptoms or with a suspected exposure, please complete the illness form and Student Affairs or HR will follow up with you directly.
Symptoms and prevention
If you are experiencing any symptoms associated with COVID-19, please contact the office to speak with one of our clinical staff members.
- Be assured that our staff are specially trained in conducting COVID-19 testing, which involves taking a sample from your nasal cavity with a cotton swab or by collecting a saliva sample.
- The test should take only a few minutes. Testing is by appointment only, so there’s no need to wait in a long line for your turn.
- We will contact you within three business days to share your test result.
- If your test is positive for COVID-19, you will receive instructions on next steps such as following up with your primary healthcare provider.
- If you do not have a medical home or doctor you see on a regular basis, we can connect you with a primary care provider at the Health Clinics or through other resources such as the Lake County Health Department.
RFUHC is now offering telehealth services for certain types of appointments for our established patients. Please call the office to schedule your appointment.