For Immediate Release
December 14, 2015: 3:30pm
DPHSS Release No. 2015-091
The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) announces that the Medical Team from the Shriners Hospitals for Children® from Honolulu, Hawaii will be providing free consultative services to children, under 18 years old, with orthopedic conditions, burns, and spinal cord injuries. Children with deformities such as disease 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 the Department.
Patients will be seen by appointment only. A referral from a physician is not required; 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) at Central Public Health in Mangilao, in Room 152. Parents or guardians must bring a copy of their child’s immunization record, medical insurance card, birth certificate, and proof of legal guardianship. Returning patients are reminded to provide x-ray films and/or laboratory results as previously instructed. Doctor’s orders for x-ray and/or laboratory work can be picked up in Room 152, from 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
The Shriners Outreach Clinic will be held at Central Public Health in Mangilao on January 6-7, 2016 and January 11-14, 2016 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.
To make an appointment and/or for additional information, please contact Cherisse LG. Santiago at firstname.lastname@example.org or Diana Santos at email@example.com or call 735 -7351 or 735-7174.