PRESS RELEASE NO.: 2019-024
Shriners Outreach Clinic
The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) announces that a Medical Team from the Shriners Hospitals for Children – Honolulu will be providing free consultative services for children up to age 18 years old with orthopedic conditions, burns, and spinal cord injuries on February 11-15, 2019 and February 20-21, 2019 at Central Public Health in Mangilao. Shriners Hospital delivers the highest quality care to children with orthopedic conditions and are experts in bone, joint, brain, dental and sports therapies.
Children with deformities such as diseases and injuries involving the bones, joints and muscles, as well as “healed burns,” including loss of any part of the child’s body should be referred for evaluation through DPHSS. Shriners Hospital accepts insured and uninsured patients regardless of the family’s ability to pay. Patients are seen by appointment only, so please call for an appointment.
A referral from a physician is not required, and self-referrals are welcome. Parents or legal guardians of new patients are required to complete a Shriners Hospital application form at Medical Social Services (MSS) in Room 152 at Central Public Health in Mangilao and must bring a copy of their child’s immunization record, medical insurance card, birth certificate, and proof of legal guardianship, if applicable. Returning patients are reminded to provide x-ray films and/or laboratory results as previously instructed. The Doctor’s Orders for x-ray and/or laboratory work can be picked up in Room 152 from 8:00 – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Returning patients may call MSS to inquire if they have an x-ray order to be picked up.
To make an appointment or for additional information, please contact Cherisse Santiago or Diana Santos at 735 -7351 or 735-7356 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
JAMES W. GILLAN