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

If your child has an upcoming appointment, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location.

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COVID-19 update

COVID-19 update

Shriners Hospitals for Children is responding to this unprecedented situation related to COVID-19. It is important we keep the safety of our patients and our caregivers paramount in our decision-making.

  • We are limiting scheduled surgeries and appointments to time-sensitive and emergent needs beginning Monday, March 23
  • The situation will be re-assessed in 2-week increments
  • No changes to the fracture clinic, we will continue to see patients from 7:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
  • All patients and accompanying parents/guardians/primary caregivers entering our facility will be screened by trained medical personnel before being allowed entry
  • Inpatient and outpatient visits will be limited to the patient and one (1) parent/guardian/primary caregiver

If you have an upcoming appointment at the Philadelphia Shriners Hospital and would like to discuss any symptoms including fever, headache, diarrhea, cough, and shortness of breath or any other symptom of illness, please call 215-430-4000 and remain on the line for the operator.