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3/19/20news article

Dayton Children’s launches hotline for COVID-19

new COVID-19 hotline is available to answer questions from parents

Update: This hotline was discontinued on May 9, 2020. 

Dayton Children's Hospital is implementing a new phone hotline in response to COVID-19 and kids.

This hotline is now open and available to answer parent's questions about COVID-19 as it relates to kids. This hotline is staffed by nurses at Dayton Children's. If you call the hotline and receive the voicemail option, please leave a message and the nurses will respond. 

Details on Dayton Children's COVID-19 phone hotline are available below. In addition to the hotline, Dayton Children's has also put resources together in one spot on our website to provide up to date information about Dayton Children’s response to coronavirus, links to reputable sources and answers to your frequently asked questions. As more information becomes available, we will continue to update this webpage. This webpage can be found at

phone number:

1-888-746-KIDS (5437)

hours of operation:

8 am to midnight, everyday, including weekends

updates on COVID-19

Please use our coronavirus information hub for resources and answers to frequently asked questions about Dayton Children's response to COVID-19. You can also call our COVID-19 parent hotline at 1-888-746-KIDS (5437) from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm for additional questions.