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Wi-Fi and charging

get wired up with free Wi-Fi

Free wireless internet is available throughout both main and south campus. To access Wi-Fi please check the wireless setting and click on “Dayton Children’s Guest Wireless.” No passwords are required.

running low? get a free charge

We know you want to stay connected when you are here. That’s why we offer convenient charging stations for your phone, laptop or tablet free of charge throughout each campus.

Ask a staff member where the nearest charging station is located.

patient electronics

Patients who are admitted and connected to monitoring equipment, or who are being treated with invasive equipment, can be at an increased risk of electrical shock. Please follow these guidelines for patient-owned electrical equipment/devices that are being utilized within a 6-foot perimeter around the bed.

Acceptable items include:

  • Cell phones, smart phones, iPods or other music players with headphones; iPads or other Android tablets, reading devices, such as a Kindle or Nook; laptop computers and hand-held gaming devices
  • Items that are made of plastic or have a plastic case
  • Items operated by a battery or power pack
  • Electronics with a three-prong plug

Unacceptable items include:

  • Christmas lights, lamps, curling irons, hair dryers, boom box, fans, toasters, crock pots, coffee makers
  • Electronics with two-prong cords
  • Items with a detachable cord that plugs directly into an outlet

guest wireless network terms and conditions

Dayton Children’s wireless resources may be used by non-employees for legal and ethical purposes. Examples of unacceptable purposes include, but are not limited to, the following:

· Electronic Harassment
· Destruction, damage or unauthorized access to equipment, software, or data belonging to Dayton Children’s, other organizations, or other users
· Unauthorized copying of copyright-protected material
· The transmission or reception of obscene materials, or the publicly visible display of pictures featuring bodily exposure, sexual acts, and violence.

Dayton Children’s reserves the right to monitor all electronic data transmitted on the wireless network and to share any of the collected information with law enforcement agencies at its sole discretion.

Illegal and un-ethical use of computing resources is forbidden and will be dealt with in a serious and appropriate manner including notification of local law enforcement agencies. Illegal acts involving Dayton Children’s computing resources are forbidden and may also be subject to prosecution by local, state, and federal law.

Dayton Children’s utilizes internet filtering software that attempts to block pornography and other material that is inappropriate. However, Dayton Children’s cannot make any guarantees that persons utilizing wireless resources will not be able to access such materials.

Since the Internet is a global electronic network, there is no control of its users or content. The Internet and its available resources may contain material of a controversial nature. Dayton Children’s makes attempts to censor access to material and information that may be offensive, but cannot make a guarantee.

Parents of minors or children must accept responsibility for their children’s use of the Internet through Dayton Children’s networks. Dayton Children’s staff cannot control the availability of information links, which may change rapidly and unpredictably. Nor does Dayton Children’s endorse that all sources on the Internet arrived accurate, complete, or current. Users need to use judgment in questioning the validity of information found on the Internet.

Dayton Children’s assumes no responsibility for any damages, direct or indirect, arising from use of any of its wireless network equipment. If you chose to access the internet via Dayton Children’s wireless connection you are doing so at your own risk.

• It is the customer's sole responsibility to protect his/her information from all risks associated with using the Internet, including any damage, loss, or theft that may occur as a result of use of Dayton Children’s wireless access.

• Information passing through Dayton Children’s wireless access is not secured and could be monitored, captured, or altered by others.

• Dayton Children’s staff is not able to provide technical assistance and assumes no responsibility for system configurations, security or changes to data files resulting from connection to the network.

• Dayton Children’s assumes no responsibility for the safety of equipment; users must keep their equipment with them at all times.

contact us

Have a question about Dayton Children’s? Call our main line at 937-641-3000 or visit our contact us page for more information.