Special Message: Coronavirus

Connecticut Children’s is committed to the health of our patients, families and communities. Right now, that includes taking special steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus, also called COVID-19.

Connecticut Children’s Pediatric COVID-19 Hotline: 833.226.2362

We know families and providers have questions regarding coronavirus in children and we’re here to provide answers.


  • Temperature screening of patients and families is in effect at the first floor entrance to the Medical Center at 282 Washington St., Hartford. Our second floor entrance will be closed until further notice.
  • As of Monday, March 23, all non-urgent outpatient appointments will be suspended until further notice. All patients whose care is suspended will be contacted and offered appointments once we have resumed services to all patients.
  • On Monday, March 16, Connecticut Children’s limited certain elective procedures. We are actively reviewing on a case-by-case basis.

If you are coming to Connecticut Children’s for care, please call your provider about any possible exposure or symptoms prior to your appointment.

Patients and families can get answers to coronavirus questions here.
Medical professionals can get clinical information about COVID-19 here.

Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery

Our nationally-ranked pediatric cardiology and heart surgery team is here to provide comprehensive, compassionate care and guide you every step of the way. No other program in Connecticut has pediatric cardiac specialists involved in all parts of your child’s care—from pregnancy through adulthood.

Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders

At our Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, our pediatric oncologists and hematologists are specially trained to diagnose and treat childhood cancers and blood disorders. We offer patients exceptional clinical care, access to novel therapies and clinical trials, and multiple patient and family support programs.

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Did you know Connecticut Children’s now offers Video Visits in most specialties, including primary care?

Follow the steps below to schedule—or turn an existing appointment into—a Video Visit.

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