The COVID-19 vaccine is available to anyone who is age 16 or older. Howard Brown currently provides the Moderna vaccine, which is approved for use in people age 18 and up. If you are age 16 or 17, please contact us for information regarding Pfizer vaccine availability.
COVID-19 Screening Preregistration with Healthvana
You can now save time by preregistering for COVID-19 screening and assessment using Healthvana. Contactless registration with Healthvana promotes social distancing, saves you time, and reduces potential exposure to COVID-19. You can download your COVID-19 test results via the Healthvana portal and send them to your employer or primary care provider directly.
Healthvana preregistration is only available for COVID-19 services at this time. When registering with Healthvana be sure to complete the Release of Information (ROI) form so we have authorization to send work letters or other correspondence regarding your results. Please note, without a signed ROI form on file, we are unable to send results or letters on your behalf.
Need help using Healthvana? Learn more in the Healthvana patient guide.
About COVID-19 Testing
We provide walk-up viral testing for active COVID-19 infections at no cost to patients through our Community Care Stations and mobile testing. Tests are provided on a first come, first served basis. All sites adhere to strict social distancing protocols, so please arrive prepared to wait outside during inclement weather. If you have health insurance, please bring the information with you. No appointment required.
What to expect:
- You will receive results in 3-7 business days
- We will reach out to you with results (negative or positive)
- Patients with a positive COVID test result will receive a call from a nurse or provider
- Patients with a negative COVID test result will receive a text from Howard Brown
- If you registered with Healthvana, you will also receive a notification through its portal.
- A return to work letter can be requested when receiving results or by calling 773.388.1600. To expedite receiving a letter, please complete a Release of Information form (English, Spanish) and return to us via fax at 773.388.3936 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you receive a positive test result you will be contacted by one of our contact tracers via telephone. This follow-up call lasts 15-20 minutes.
Looking for a COVID-19 antibody test? Learn more about antibody testing.
COVID-19 Community Care Stations
Howard Brown offers walk-up COVID-19 viral testing for active infections through Community Care Stations established at the below locations and operating hours. Testing at Community Care Stations is subject to change due to inclement weather. If you need a COVID-19 antibody test, please call 773.388.1600
Patients concerned about their symptoms may request a telephone consultation with a nurse or medical provider about their particular situation. The hotline is staffed Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Calls received outside these hours are returned the next business day. You can reach the COVID-19 hotline at 773.388.1600