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.

Screening protocol and updated policies at the Springfield Shriners Hospital.

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

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Food services

Food services

Food services

Our cafeteria serves breakfast, lunch and dinner per the schedule below. Entrees, sandwiches, salads, desserts, snacks and beverages are available throughout the day at reasonable prices. In addition, vending machines are available in the café with a variety of light meal options and snacks. Cash only; no credit or debit cards are accepted. An ATM is located in the hall outside of the café. Fees may apply.

Inpatient meals

If you would like to eat with your child, you may purchase your meal in the café and bring it to your child’s room. If your child is able, you may bring him or her with you to the café. Please let the nursing staff know if you are interested in doing this.

To serve you safely, please make us aware of any food allergies or sensitivities you, a family member or guest may have.

Cafeteria hours

Monday – Thursday

Breakfast 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Dinner 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Breakfast 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Dinner 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Weekends and holidays

Continental breakfast 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Cold sandwiches 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Patient room service meal times

Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.