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Emergency / Medical Servicesat Chicago Midway MDW Airport

In an emergency, dial 911 from a courtesy phone, pay phone or cell phone.
Medical Facilities
Defibrillators are available in several locations, which are easily accessible from any point in the airport.
UIC Medical Center:
The University of Illinois at Chicago's Medical Center offers emergency treatment/urgent care, occupational medicine, and other services, including X-rays and immunizations. The Medical Center is located in Terminal Two on the upper level. Call 773-894-5100 for more information on their specific services.
Hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mon-Fri.; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

People With Special Needs / Persons With Disabilities

Midway Airport is fully ADA compliant. 
Passengers with disabilities may wear a Purple Airplane Sticker for additional assistance from Airport & Security staff.
Elevators have Braille & raised letters & numbers.
Terminal  & Economy parking facilities have dedicated disabled parking spaces near each of the three elevator cores. Use center core to reach level 3 for access to the pedestrian bridge connecting to the terminal. 
Free wheelchair-equipped shuttle buses run every 15 mins between the Economy lot & the terminal. For more information call 1-773-838-0756.
The CTA Orange Line has all stations en route to downtown Chicago equipped with elevators.  (Tel. 1-312-836-7000/ 4949 for TTY.

Furthermore, Airport Volunteers trained  in 'Purple Airplane Program' are happy to assist you.
Rental agencies at the airport offer services of hand-controlled vehicles.
Contact your airline directly for wheelchair service.
Outside curbs are sloped for easy wheelchair access.

Shuttle buses are equipped with wheelchair lifts with no fee.

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