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Child Health & Pediatrics Services

NYC Health + Hospitals knows that children have unique needs and require special care. That’s why we encourage routine visits to our primary care medical homes so we get to know your child to build a foundation for their best health. Our emphasis on preventive care helps you and your child take steps to prevent injuries and illness too.

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important your child doesn’t fall behind on their vaccine schedule. Vaccinations are available at NYC Health + Hospitals sites that are located throughout New York City.

Special attention has been placed on ensuring that these sites are safe and are following recommendations to decrease your exposure to germs during your visit.

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How We Care For You

NYC Health + Hospitals health care centers give children all the health care they need because we’ve transformed our public health care system from treating illness to promoting health, including:

  • Immunizations and annual flu shots
  • Well-child physicals
  • Asthma and diabetes screenings
  • Obesity prevention
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Dental services
  • Mental health screenings and counseling.

Our other comprehensive services for children include:

  • Pediatric outpatient care for routine and specialized health care for children
  • Pediatric Urgent Care / Emergency Departments for children and adolescents
  • Pediatric specialists who treat asthma, allergies, diabetes, and mental health issues.

NYC Health + Hospitals also offers the most advanced newborn technology, including Neonatal Intensive Care Units for babies who need special care. We offer comprehensive services for adolescents and teenagers, who often have different needs than younger children do. You can learn more about these at Adolescent Health Services.

NYC Health + Hospitals delivers primary and preventive health care services to children at the school they attend, in our School-Based Health Centers, making health care very convenient and completely affordable.

NYC Health + Hospitals provides high quality health care to all New Yorkers, regardless of their ability to pay. But we’ll also help you find health insurance if you need it. Click here to learn more about MetroPlus, our affordable and comprehensive health insurance plan.

Contact Us

NYC Health + Hospitals provides comprehensive child health care at all of our hospitals and neighborhood health centers and in many public schools that children and adolescents attend. We have full wellness teams in every borough with extended hours that fit your busy schedule, dedicated to serving you and your family from the very first visit. Learn more about our extended hours.

Find a hospital or a neighborhood health center near you.