Our number one priority at Springfield Clinic has always been to keep our patients, community and employees safe and healthy. We’ve weathered the storm of the pandemic’s early months and remain dedicated to providing the safest environment for you to get the care you need.

“Doctors, nurses and staff are very educated, caring and concerned regarding patients in these new and trying times with COVID-19.  Thank you for everyone's part in making it go smoother.”

call your springfield clinic provider

If you’re experiencing symptoms or believe you have been exposed to an individual who has COVID-19, call your Springfield Clinic primary care or specialty provider at 217.528.7541 to talk through options. You must have a physician order to get a COVID-19 test at one of our drive-up labs.

book online or walk into Urgent Care

You may choose to walk in or book an appointment online to be evaluated at one of our four Urgent Care locations. The provider will determine if you need an immediate rapid test or a send-out test for COVID-19. You can also request a telehealth visit with Urgent Care for initial next steps.  

Urgent Care physician Dr. Stanley Allen shares how important the evaluation is to pinpoint the cause of your symptoms. 

call us

If you don’t know where to start, call our COVID-19 Health Information Center at 217.391.6999 to speak to a telenurse. Share your concerns, and you will be advised on the best next step, whether it’s a telehealth visit, an in-person visit to your PCP or an evaluation with an Urgent Care provider.

COVID-19 TESTING

With a physician order, we offer COVID-19 rapid and send-out tests at our drive-up labs or within PCP offices and at all Urgent Care locations. The type of COVID-19 test administered will follow CDC guidelines

COVID-19 VACCINE

Eligible Springfield Clinic patients can now book a vaccine appointment to be administered at our West Side Drive-Up Lab. 

We’re following the guidelines from the CDC and the Sangamon County Department of Public Health for the distribution of the vaccine. 

Learn more about Springfield Clinic's vaccination program.

WHEN YOU'RE HERE, YOU'RE SAFE

“I have several doctors that I go to at Springfield Clinic. They are very good about screening for COVID-19, and it's very clean. Everyone has their masks on, and I feel safe. Everyone that works there is very nice and helpful.”

We maintain a number of protocols at all locations to create the safest possible environment for our patients who need care and the Springfield Clinic employees providing that essential care. 

  • Screenings at the entrance of every Springfield Clinic location with temperature checks 
  • Enforcing social distancing in all patient waiting rooms and throughout clinic locations 
  • Universal masking for all patients and employees 
  • Restrictions to our visitor policy 
  • Increased cleaning measures clinic-wide, including the release of the SAM 400 room sanitizers. 

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OUR INFECTIOUS DISEASE EXPERT

With decades of experience in his field, Steven O’Marro, MD, FACS, is the local authority when it comes to infectious diseases. In the video series below, Dr. O’Marro speaks about the spread of COVID-19 in the Springfield community and talks about the precautionary measures Springfield Clinic has put into place to provide the safest environment possible for patients and staff.

 

“We were confident we could provide a safe environment for our patients and employees. And because of that, we were able to get people back to work and be there for the patients who needed us.”