OSF Saint Paul Medical Center offers COVID–19 information & care options


MENDOTA - OSF Saint Paul Medical Center is reminding the community of steps they can take if they show symptoms of COVID-19.

It is important to remember that if you suspect you have novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and it is not an emergency, DO NOT go to a hospital or doctor’s office. Instead, use one of the care options that best fits your needs below.

  • Call the 24/7, COVID-19 Nurse Hotline* at 1-(833) OSF-KNOW (1-833-673-5669).
  • Contact your OSF Primary Care Provider, and they can order the test for you.
  • If you have a Primary Care Provider that is not an OSF Provider, they can fax an order to the OSF Saint Paul Medical Center lab.
  • If you do not have a Primary Care Provider, you can call the OSF Prompt Care - Mendota, (weekdays, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) at (815) 538-1311 and they can order a test for you after a quick telephone visit.
  • If you are experiencing shortness of breath, chest pain or severe weakness, you can call 911 or come to the OSF Saint Paul Emergency Department, where a test will be performed during your medical screening exam.

*Staffed by RNs and other health care professionals.

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