What to Bring

You should bring the following items with you when you are admitted to the hospital:

  • Insurance and ID cards
  • Name, address and phone numbers of current and previous physicians and therapists
  • Name, address and phone numbers for your child’s school, school counselor, and school nurse
  • Your current medication list with dosages or all of your current medications, including over-the-counter medications and inhalers, for verification. Medications will be sent home if possible.
  • 3-5 sets of clothing/underwear/bras without wires/socks (no strings, ties, metal or underwire) (washers and dryers are available on the unit for washing clothes)
  • 2 pairs of shoes without shoe strings (1 pair for gym)
  • Nightwear/pajamas
  • Comb and/or hairbrush*
  • Oral Care Items* (toothbrush/ toothpaste/ denture cup/denture cleaner)
  • Eye Care Items (contact lenses)
  • cleaning solution/case/eyeglasses)
  • Deodorant* (non-aerosol)
  • Shampoo & conditioner*
  • Sweater or jacket

*Available at the Hospital

Our dress code guidelines are intended to encourage a respectful, safe and enjoyable environment for all patients. Clothing should not be revealing or extremely tight – no halter tops, tube tops, fishnet shirts, medical scrubs, short-shorts. Clothing should not contain drug/alcohol/sexual/gang-related messages.