Coronavirus Resources | Loyola Medicine

COVID-19 Information

Everyone 12 and over is eligible for vaccination.

Getting Vaccinated

Loyola Medicine is currently vaccinating patients aged 12 years and older who are recommended for vaccination. Anyone under 18 years old will need to come with their parent/guardian for their vaccine appointment.

When can I get the vaccine?

The best way to stay informed and schedule your vaccine as soon as possible is through myLoyola.

Updated Vaccine Clinic Hours

Please note the following updated COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic hours and walk-in hours now in effect. Vaccine clinics will be closed on Sundays.

Effective August 1, 2021

Loyola University Medical Center - Mulcahy Building
Mondays: 10 am - 6 pm

Gottlieb Memorial Hospital
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9 am - 5 pm
1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturdays of the month: 9 am - 5 pm

MacNeal Hospital
Wednesdays and Fridays: 9 am - 5 pm
2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month: 9 am - 5 pm 

Walk-in Hours

Loyola University Medical Center - Mulcahy Building
Mondays: 10 am - 2 pm

Gottlieb Memorial Hospital
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9 am - 1 pm
1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturdays of the month: 9 am - 1 pm

MacNeal Hospital
Wednesdays and Fridays:  9 am - 1 pm
2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month:
 9 am - 1 pm

You can also register with the Cook County Department of Public Health.

You can download step-by-step instructions for scheduling your vaccine appointment through myLoyola.

COVID-19: What are the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines?

What are the Side Effects of the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Paloma Garcia, PharmD, director of inpatient pharmacy at Loyola University Medical Center, discusses the side effects of the Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines. In addition to reviewing the common side effects, Dr. Garcia also covers how to treat them and when to talk to your doctor about side effects.
COVID-19 Video Library →

What is COVID-19?

COVID-19 is a new or novel, coronavirus. It is highly contagious. COVID-19 is transmitted person-to-person, with illnesses ranging from mild to severe. Person-to-person spread means being in close contact with an infected person or through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. We are learning new information about this virus every day, including what is effective in stopping the spread and potential treatments.