At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the rapidly evolving situation regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are closely monitoring updates and alerts from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and are actively following their recommendations.

Please note that Shriners Hospitals for Children does not administer COVID-19 testing or treatment at this time. If your child has an upcoming appointment and you or your child are exhibiting a cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath or flu like symptoms, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location to reschedule the appointment.

For the latest updates about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website.

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Patient referrals and transfers

Patient referrals and transfers

Refer a patient

Any child age 18 or under is eligible for care as long as the child’s condition is within the scope of services provided. All children are treated regardless of the families' ability to pay. As a regional pediatric medical center, we serve children throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee and West Virginia.

To refer a patient, simply call 859-268-5675.

At Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington, we value relationships with our referring providers. It is our belief that effective communication and strong partnerships help to provide quality, seamless care to the children we serve. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Wanda Rice, physician liaison at 859-268-5674.