Town & Country: COVID-19 Updates

Testing

We are now offering COVID-19 PCR testing in our office. If your child has symptoms compatible with COVID-19, please call our office at 312.227.2800 or visit MyChart to schedule an in-person sick appointment or a telemedicine visit. You and your child will be screened by our staff to ensure that our office is the appropriate place for your child’s test. Our highest priority is to provide your family with the best medical care while protecting our other patient families and staff from potential exposure to COVID-19.

Lurie Children's also offers COVID-19 testing at several of their locations. Please note all testing is available by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled online or by phone. Learn more


Vaccines

We offer COVID-19 vaccines for children 5 and older at all three Lurie Children’s Primary Care – Town & Country Pediatrics locations.

Children Age 5-11

  • We are scheduling vaccine clinics as shipments and staffing allows. Patients in this age group will be notified of clinic dates via MyChart.

Children 12+

  • Vaccines are available by appointment as shipments and staffing allows. Please call the office for availability.

Boosters for Children 5-15

The CDC recommendations for boosters have been expanded to include children 12-15 years old, and third doses for immunocompromised children 5-11 years old. The timing for boosters has also changed to 5 months after the primary series. Please follow scheduling recommendations above.

Other Scheduling Resources

Lurie Children’s offers COVID-19 vaccines at several of their locations. Learn more.

Lurie Children’s and Lurie Children’s Primary Care are confident in the research done on COVID-19 vaccines in children and the review process by the FDA and CDC. This ensures that only a safe and effective vaccine is given to children. If you have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for children, you may review the following resources:


Visitation Policy

Because the health and safety of our patients, families, visitors, and staff is of utmost importance to us and to prevent the spread of the virus causing COVID-19 illness, please note our updated visitation restrictions.

Please visit the Lurie Children’s Visiting Hours and Guidelines page for the latest guidelines for Ambulatory/Outpatient Services.


Other Resources

As CDC, state, and local recommendations regarding COVID-19 continue to evolve, we recommend using the following trusted resources for commonly asked questions:

Lurie Children’s Primary Care – Town & Country Pediatrics is here to support you and your family as we work together to help slow the spread of COVID-19. If you have further questions, please call us at 312.227.2800 or send us a MyChart message.