Children's Hospital Los Angeles is a nonprofit institution that provides pediatric health care and helps their patients more than half a million times each year in a setting designed just for their needs. Their history began in 1901 in a small house near Chinatown...today their medical experts offer more than 350 pediatric specialty programs and services. CHLA is a provider of more than $316.2 million in community benefits annually to children and families. As the first pediatric hospital in Southern California, CHLA relies on the generosity of philanthropists in the community to support compassionate patient care, leading-edge education of the caregivers of tomorrow and innovative research efforts that impact children at the hospital and around the world.
Their TOP priority is the safety of their patients, families and team members. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, things may look a little different than your last visit to one of heir locations. But during this interview...we will cover ALL of that and discuss the importance of getting children vaccinated before the upcoming school year...PLUS all the ways CHLA offers a clean, safe and COVID 19 FREE environment...tele-health, virtual visits and much more with our guest Nancy Lee...the Chief Clinical Officer at CHLA...
What to expect when you come to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
- All visitors are being screened at the entrances for symptoms of COVID-19:
During the screening your temperature will be taken, and you will be asked a few questions.
To help you get through the line more quickly, you may also answer screener questions on your phone after you arrive on campus. The link to the online screener will be provided to you before you check in, and the questions are available in multiple languages.
You will be asked to wear a mask at all times in the hospital. If you don’t have a mask, one will be provided for you. This is required for everyone over the age of 2.
- Everyone is required to maintain six feet of physical distance between non-family members. Waiting rooms and hospital settings have been adjusted to help make this easier.
- We are reminding everyone to wash hands and use hand sanitizer frequently to prevent the spread of germs. Hand sanitizer is available throughout the buildings.