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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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

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We at Shriners Hospitals for Children want you and your family to know that we are here for you throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. To ensure that the health care needs of your child continue to be met, our staff remains dedicated to providing specialized care to children. Since 1922, we have remained committed to our patients each and every day, and our tradition of caring for kids does not stop now. Our care and concern for our patients remains our top priority, especially now during these challenging times.

Keeping our patients, families and staff safe

Shriners Hospitals for Children is taking every step to ensure the health and safety of our patients, families and staff during COVID-19.

We are closely monitoring updates and alerts from the local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Public Health Agency of Canada and Secretaría de Salud (México), and are actively following their recommendations to ensure our facilities remain safe places for your child to receive our world-class care.

We are closely monitoring updates and alerts from the local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Public Health Agency of Canada and Secretaría de Salud (México), and are actively following their recommendations to ensure our facilities remain safe places for your child to receive our world-class care.

Each of our locations has implemented new screening and visitor protocols to protect all members of our Shriners Hospitals for Children family, in addition to increased cleaning and disinfection efforts system-wide.

To learn more about the guidelines currently in place at your local Shriners Hospitals for Children, please click on the location below.

Fast Track Video Visits provide compassionate, topnotch care – virtually

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In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Shriners Hospitals for Children has adapted our services to help eliminate barriers to care, making it more accessible to our patients and families.

Understanding the importance of both continuity of care and patient safety, our health care system has introduced a new telehealth program, known as Fast Track Video Visits (FTVV), to connect patients with their care providers via video technology. This innovative approach helps families comply with safer-at-home orders and ease the stress related to maintaining appointments.

FTVV will not replace all in-person visits. However, by utilizing telehealth, our physicians are able to reduce the number of patients who need to come to the hospital while still providing the same level of excellent specialized care that our patients and families have come to expect.

** To make an appointment or find out if your child is eligible for these services, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location.

We are here for you

At Shriners Hospitals for Children, our patients are our top priority. The nature of this pandemic requires that adaptations and plans evolve quickly, and the entire staff of Shriners Hospitals has made these changes a priority, working through every detail to get to where we are today.

Our world may look a little different for a while, but our mission to provide life-changing specialty care to kids remains the same. We will get through these unprecedented times together; and together, we will continue to improve the lives of children.

COVID-19 resources

We know this is a rapidly evolving situation. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your child’s upcoming appointment, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children for more information.

For the latest updates about COVID-19, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), Public Health Agency of Canada or Secretaría de Salud (México) website.