Patients and Visitors

A new normal

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At Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, our goal is to provide our patients with the best medical care possible. Our team works together to evaluate and treat your children in a nurturing and compassionate environment.

During this respiratory infection season, Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is taking necessary precautions to keep all patients, families and visitors at our hospitals safe. For this reason, we are making a few adjustments to our visiting policy, limiting our access points and implementing screenings. Learn more about how we are providing care safely during your visit.

Important Update: Pre-procedural Testing

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are taking necessary precautions to keep all patients, families and visitors at our hospitals safe.
For your safety we are requiring all patients having a procedure under anesthesia or sedation to have a COVID-19 test 48-72 hours prior to your hospital visit.

Find out more about this requirement and where to have the test.


Tobacco-free Campus

Memorial Healthcare System is tobacco-free. This is a fundamental reflection of our system wide commitment to improving the health of the community we serve.

Employees, patients, members of the medical staff, family members and visitors, contractors, vendors, volunteers, students and tenants of Memorial medical office buildings are all included in this program designed to help enhance our healing environment.

Tobacco use – including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco and electronic cigarettes – is prohibited on all campuses and in all vehicles at all Memorial sites. Nicotine replacement therapy is available for purchase in the Outpatient Pharmacies, Retail Pharmacies and/or Gift Shops throughout Memorial Healthcare System. To offer support and resources, Memorial has partnered with the Nova Southeastern University AHEC Quit Smoking Now program. For details, please call 954-262-1588.