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Childrens Hospital

We Are Here for You

Yale New Haven Children's Hospital is recognized for advanced clinical care. We are committed to keeping you and your family safe and comfortable when you come to us at one of our Children’s Hospital campuses or at our Pediatric Specialty Centers.

We are currently scheduling appointments, surgeries and procedures. Contact your healthcare provider if you postponed an appointment due to COVID-19.

Preparing For Your Appointment

With extra precautions in place to ensure patient and visitor safety, stay up to date with our latest protocols. At our hospitals, all patients and visitors are required to wear masks. We ask about symptoms and check their temperatures at the door.

Surgeries and Procedures

Our operating rooms and procedural areas meet the most stringent guidelines for cleanliness and safety. If you have a scheduled procedure, our teams will walk you through new, easy processes for pre-testing, arrival and discharge. These include using mobile device check-in and reduced on-site paperwork.

Surgery and Procedure FAQs Find a COVID Testing Site

Pediatric Specialty Centers

We offer a number of services at our ambulatory locations. Exam rooms are thoroughly cleaned after each patient. And our radiology equipment is cleaned according to the strictest standards after each patient.

Find a Doctor Find a Location

Telehealth

We offer a wide range of telehealth services if you prefer to see your doctor from the comfort of your home. You will need a MyChart account to conduct a visit. If you don’t have an account, you can sign up for one.

Telehealth for Pediatric Visits Find a Doctor Log into MyChart

Video Care OnDemand

Yale New Haven Health's Video Care OnDemand provides video access to clinicians for minor medical concerns using your smartphone or tablet.

Schedule a Visit Request an Account

Visitor Information

Current Restrictions

Two designated parents or caregivers may be at the bedside for a COVID-19 negative patient during visiting hours, 10AM-6PM. Preferably these two visitors are from the same household. Only one person will be permitted to be at the bedside and/or stay overnight when visiting hours are over and in the early morning prior to the start of visiting hours. The maximum number of total designated visiting caregivers for a child during their hospitalization is two. Parent/Caregivers may swap out with the second alternate parent/caregiver for overnight stays. If the parent/guardian is not able to be at the child’s bedside, two alternate adult (21 years of age or older) caregivers may be identified by the family as a support people for the child. In the Emergency Department and Peri-operative service areas, two designated parents/caregivers are permitted. If the child is admitted during off-hours only one may accompany the child to the floor.

Visitor Information

Emergency and Urgent Care

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, get help right away. Our Emergency Departments are ready to care for patients suffering from a range of medical emergencies. Proper precautions are in place to ensure patient and staff safety.

Every patient admitted to the hospital is tested for COVID-19. Patients in the Pediatric ED are ONLY tested for COVID if they are being admitted. Routine walk-in COVID testing is not available at our emergency departments.

Emergency Services Urgent Care

COVID-19 Vaccine

Following state and CDC guidelines, employees of Yale New Haven Health are now receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine 

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

Yale New Haven Health is committed to bringing you the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) to ensure you and your loved ones receive the care you need, when you need it.

Visit our COVID-19 Resources page

Post-COVID Comprehensive Care Program

Through Yale New Haven Children’s Post-COVID Comprehensive Care Program, pediatric specialists provide care to children who are experiencing residual, prolonged effects due to COVID-19 infection also known as long COVID and COVID-19 Syndrome.

Visit the Post-COVID Comprehensive Care Program