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Visitor Information

Family and friends brighten your day and can help speed your recovery. During your hospitalization, our goal is to provide a healing environment and promote a positive experience for our patients and their visitors.

Visitors will be welcome anytime in most areas. Please ask your nurse about the special visiting hours for Intensive Care, Cardiac Care, Mother/Baby, Labor and Delivery, Special Care Nursery and Pediatrics Units.

In keeping with our patient centered philosophy, we value the importance of family members and friends in the healing process for our patients. We welcome an open visiting policy for family and friends. To assist our patients in getting the rest they need and to ensure the safety of our patients, please assist us with following our guidelines:

Dining/Café Services

Advocate Sherman Hospital Food and Nutrition is pleased to welcome visitors to the Café located in the lower lake level of the hospital. Café hours are Sunday through Saturday, 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Vending machines and microwaves are available near the Café.

Tree House Gift Shop

The Advocate Sherman Hospital Gift Shop is located in the main lobby adjacent to the tree of life. We offer an array of unique gift items, including flowers, balloons, jewelry, and much more. We also offer delivery services to patient rooms. Hours of operation vary; please call extension 8142 for hours.

Sherman Perk

Sherman Perk is a gourmet coffee bar located inside the Tree House Gift Shop that offers coffee, specialty espresso beverages, and smoothies in addition to a wonderful line of grab and go pastries, desserts, sandwiches, salads, and more. Hours of operation vary; please call extension 1097 for hours.

Walgreens is now open at Advocate Sherman Hospital!

Walgreens is located in the medical office building and offers personalized and convenient pharmacy care. Walgreens' knowledgeable pharmacy staff is ready to assist you with all your pharmacy needs. They stock a comprehensive range of medications and can help with side effect management. In addition, Walgreens can help with insurance coordination and accepts most types of major medical insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid. If you're currently not a Walgreens customer, they can transfer your prescriptions with just a phone call.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
Phone: 847-531-5893
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Parking for patients and visitors is available in the west parking lot. Some additional parking areas are designated for specific clinics. Free parking is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may choose to valet park your car. This complimentary service is available during the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, at the main entrance to the hospital.