FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DPHSS RELEASE NO. 2013-035
(CORRECTED)June 24-28,2013 from 8:00am-5:00pm
The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) announces that the Medical Team from the Shiners Hospital for Children in Hawaii will be providing free consultative services for children up to age 18 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 to the orthopedic physicians of Shriners Hospitals for Children in Hawaii through our department.
Patients will be seen by appointment only. New patients are encouraged to obtain a referral and medical summary from their private physician, and must provide an updated shot record, a copy of their birth certificate, legal guardianship documents (if applicable), and a copy of their insurance card in order to be seen at the Shriners Outreach Clinic. Returning patients are also reminded to provide x-ray films and/or laboratory results as previously instructed. X-ray and/or laboratory orders can be picked up at the Medical Social Services in Room 152, from 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
The Shriners Outreach Clinic will be held at the DPHSS facility in Mangilao, from June 24 through 28, 2013, from 8:00am – 5:00pm.
For an appointment and/or additional information, please contact Cindy Malanum at 735-7351/7174 or via email at email@example.com.