At Shriners Hospitals for Children—Cincinnati, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the rapidly evolving situation regarding coronavirus (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.

Due to the situation with COVID-19, we have cancelled all elective procedures and non-urgent appointments. We remain open to address only urgent conditions. Please call the hospital if you have any questions 855-206-2096.

Families that have been approved to come to the hospital are asked to arrive with ONLY ONE parent or guardian and no additional family members or guests. All patients and visitors will be screened by a healthcare provider when entering hospital.

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

Cincinnati, OH Patient School Program | Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati
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Patient education

The school program is operated in conjunction with Cincinnati Public Schools, and is open during the school year. Teachers and volunteers see patients even when they are on bed rest to make sure they don’t fall behind in their schoolwork. School assignments are brought from the child’s home school or similar work is provided so that the child receives school credit.

School Re-entry program

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati provides a unique program called School Re-entry, available to all patients who have experienced a significant burn injury. Before the patient returns to school, Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati staff holds meetings with the patient’s teachers and classmates. This program helps burn survivors adjust to typical social situations in their home communities and provides classmates with an opportunity to learn lessons of empathy and acceptance.

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