Get a COVID-19 Test
Call the pharmacy in the Ambulatory Care Center at 773-962-4644
COVID-19 is a disease of the upper-respiratory system that is caused by a coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. It can trigger what doctors call a respiratory tract infection. It can lead to severe illness and death.
St. Bernard Hospital offers COVID-19 testing and treatments for those who test positive for the disease. If you would like to be tested for or vaccinated against COVID-19, call 773-962-4644.
Signs and Symptoms
People with COVID-19 have reported wide range of symptoms. Symptoms may include:
- fever or chills
- cough; shortness of breath
- muscle or body aches
- new loss of taste or smell
- sore throat
- runny nose
- nausea or vomiting; diarrhea.
Symptoms may appear between two and 14 days after exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Although some people can have the COVID-19 without having any symptoms, they can still infect others. On the other hand, severe illness may occur that requires emergency treatment and acute care.