For Patients and Families
Safety and Security
Family Badges and Patient Identification
- Everyone age 12 and older will get a photo name badge at all hospital entrances.
- Everyone must wear their name badge at all times.
- Make sure your inpatient child wears their medical ID band at all times.
- If you lose your badge, go to any entrance desk for another one.
Security is available 24 hours to keep everyone in the hospital safe. Phone: 7-2030.
Security also provides:
Escorts to your car
Security can walk you to your car, if you would like. Phone: 7-2030.
Lost and found
To ask about a lost item or to turn in a found item, call 7-1900. Put your child’s last name on items you bring from home.
Valuables and Your Belongings
Take all valuables with you when you leave your child’s room. Put your child’s name on everything you bring from home. The Family Resource Center (level 7, River zone) has lockers where you can store your things.
Entering at Night
The River entrance is open 24 hours and is staffed by Security at night. The Ocean entrance closes at 10:30 p.m. on weekdays and 9 p.m. on weekends. At night, park in River Parking and enter the hospital at the River entrance.
Follow all hospital policies and posted rules. Alcohol, illegal drugs, firearms and other weapons are not allowed on hospital property.
Seattle Children's is a smoke-free campus, with the exception of one outdoor smoking shelter near the River entrance that is always open. Children and teens are not allowed in or near the smoking shelter.
Your nurse will go over important information for your child and unit.