For Health Professionals
CHKD Transfer Center now taking calls at 668-8000
CHKD’s new Transfer Center is now open 24/7 to assist with the transfer, transport and urgent admission of patients to our:
- Trauma Service
- Emergency Department
- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
- Pediatric Intensive Care Unit
- General Pediatric Inpatient Units
The Transfer Center will also facilitate provider communications for after-hours referrals to our Emergency Department.
Calls to the Transfer Center are answered by paramedics who will:
- Obtain information from the referring provider
- Conference the attending CHKD physician into the call
- Stay on the line to coordinate logistical support, including activation of the CHKD Transport Team when needed
Please have the following information available when calling:
- Facility and/or referring provider name and contact info
- Current status of patient
- Requested services
- Patient Name and DOB
The toll-free number for the Transfer Center is 1-844-480-8000.
For physician-to-physician consults that do not involve transfer, transport or urgent admissions, please continue to use Doctor’s Direct at 757-668-9999 or 1-800-207-2022.
Click here to download a printable PDF with this information.
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