surgery at Dayton Children's during COVID-19
is Dayton Children's testing for COVID-19 before surgery and procedures?
Currently, no COVID-19 testing is required.
what should I expect for the day of surgery?
- On the day of your child’s surgery, two adult caregivers should come along – please also leave all other children at home if possible.
- During your child’s surgery you may wait in your pre-op room, or in the waiting room.
is it safe to have surgery or a procedure done during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Yes, it is safe to have surgery. Dayton Children’s has always cared for children with infectious diseases and has steps in place to contain those illnesses.
what if I can no longer afford this surgery?
Dayton Children's offers a variety of financial assistance options. To apply, follow the process as outlined in our financial assistance policy. Completion of this application process will qualify the patient/family, at that point, for a discount on outstanding balances. Complete the form online or call Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm at 937-641-3555 or toll-free at 1-800-228-4594 (Ohio only).