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.

What to expect at Shriners Healthcare for Children  — Florida.

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

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Support services

Support services

At Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida, care is delivered in a family-centered environment, which means the patient and family are the focus. In addition to high-quality medical care, we offer multiple support services.

Recreation areas

Several recreation areas are available to patients and families, including the outpatient lobby on the second floor, and the teen room and “fish bowl” on the first floor. An outdoor adaptive playground is also available. Timmy's Playroom, designed and donated by the Tim Tebow Foundation, is in our radiology waiting area. These areas are equipped with toys, board games, video games and puzzles for a variety of ages and developmental stages. Volunteers and staff from our child life department facilitate daily activities throughout our outpatient facility.

Internet access

WIFI access is available using our PFA network.

Interpreter services

Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida offers interpretive services for you and your child. It is vital to ensure that you have accurate information about your child’s care. We have a part-time Spanish interpreter on site. Please call 813-972-2250 and ask for registration to request interpreter services prior to your appointment.

Transportation services

Visit the Getting here page for details.

Security

The security team at Shriners Healthcare for Children — Florida provides on-site service 24-hours a day. 

ATM

An automatic teller machine is available in the front lobby on the second floor. Fees may apply.