While you’re at Children’s

When you’re at Children’s Minnesota, we want your visit to be as comfortable and convenient as possible. We have a wide range of resources and services to make visits easier for families and patients – including videos that provide tips from families who have had experiences at Children’s.

Interpreter services

Children’s offers interpreter services in all languages. To provide the best possible care for all of our patients, in-person and phone interpreters are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and are free of charge.

Resources for hospital patients and families

Hospital amenities

Learn about dining, lodging, gift shops, sibling play areas and other amenities available at (or near) our hospital campuses.

Hospital visiting guidelines

For the protection of all patients, do not visit the hospital if you are ill. Everyone will be screened for illness (including fever and cough) at the Welcome Desk before they can visit a patient. Parents or their designated substitute may visit at any time. All other friends and relatives can visit between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. See our complete list of hospital visiting guidelines.

Tips for families of hospital patients

Children’s offers a wide variety of educational materials to hospital patients and their families including:

Patient rights / addressing concerns

We believe that our patients, their families, friends and support persons should be treated with respect, understanding and compassion. Take a minute to learn about:



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Children’s Minnesota offers interpreter services for all languages to assist patients and families free of charge.