COVID-19/ Coronavirus Community Update

Special Notice as of today, July 15, 2020:

The Illinois Eye Institute has resumed scheduling patient appointments at this time.  During the month of June, our hours of operation are 8am-5pm Monday through Friday.  Please call 312-225-6200 to schedule your appointment.

 

The Eyewear Center is also open for service during our operating hours.

 

For urgent care matters, please contact us at 312-225-6200 so that we can best meet your needs.  If you are asked to leave a message, please leave a call back number and ensure that you can allow calls from blocked phone numbers so that our providers can return your call if necessary.

It is our priority to keep you safe during this time. Please help us by taking the following precautions:
Stay home and reschedule your appointment if any of the following applies to you:
  • Traveled outside the country in the past 3 weeks.

  • Fever

  • Cough

  • Shortness of breath

  • Sore throat

Help prevent the spread of viruses like COVID-19/Coronavirus:
  • Cover your nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze with a tissue, and then dispose of the tissue.
     

  • Wash your hands frequently and use a paper towel to dry.
     

  • Avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth.
     

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
     

  • Stay home when you are sick.
     

  • Seek medical advice from your primary care physician if you develop symptoms, and or have been in contact with a person known to have COVID-19 or if you live in or have recently been in an area with ongoing spread of COVID-19.

What we are doing:
  • 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.
     

  • Increasing the frequency and extent of our cleaning practices, such as additional wipe downs of all hard surfaces including the front desk, exam rooms, offices and our lunch rooms. 
     

  • Providing additional resources to patients and employees including hand sanitizers in every exam room and office, extra soap and paper towels in the restrooms.
     

  • Implementing heightened sanitation and hand-washing procedures for all employees.
     

For the most up-to-date information on COVID-19's FAQs,

please visit the following health organizations:

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3241 S. Michigan Ave.

Chicago, IL 60616

312.225.6200

OUR HOURS FOR JUNE

Mon - Wed

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

8:00 a.m.  -  5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.  -  5:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m.  -  4:00 p.m.

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