Children’s COVID-19 Help Line
Our virtual visit model is your answer to getting your child the care they need. Online visits allow for:
- Enhanced safety
- Convenience of staying home
- Easily accessible care
With virtual visits, your child can get the same quality care they would get in our facilities — but from the safety and comfort of your own home.
Children’s Physicians (Primary Care) Phone Numbers
- Bellevue – 4802 Shannon Dr., 402-955-7600
- Council Bluffs – 1022 Woodbury Ave., 712-352-0405
- Creighton – 2412 Cuming St., Suite 103, 402-955-8100
- Dundee – 4825 Dodge St., 402-955-7676
- Eagle Run – 13808 West Maple Rd., 402-955-3000
- Embassy Park – 9202 W. Dodge Rd., 402-955-7500
- Gretna – 11856 Standing Stone Dr., 402-955-6630
- Kearney – 211 W. 33rd St., 308-234-5613
- Mission Village – 16909 Q St., 402-955-7575
- Plattsmouth – 1938 E. Hwy 34, 402-955-7150
- Spring Valley – 4104 S. 50th St., 402-955-7474
- UNMC – 42nd & Emile, 402-955-8125
- Val Verde – 9801 Giles Rd., 402-955-8400
- West Village Pointe – 110 N. 175th St., 402-955-5437
Primary Care Clinics
You can schedule a virtual visit with a Children’s Physicians primary care provider. During the online appointment, a provider will be able to address the following concerns with you:
• Allergy conditions
• Asthma visit (routine)
• Cold symptoms
• Insect bites
• Pink eye
• Skin rashes
Urgent Care Clinics
When your child needs care urgently, outside of your pediatrician’s office hours, you can schedule a virtual visit with one of our Urgent Care clinic providers to be treated for the following:
• Eyelid swelling or pimple
• Fever for a child older than 3 months
• Insect bite
• Nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea
• Pink eye
• Vaginal redness or discharge in a pre-pubertal girl
Virtual Visit Specialties
We also offer virtual visits for minor medical conditions that do not require emergency care. Virtual appointments are available for the following specialties:
• Cardiothoracic Surgery
• Children’s Advocacy Team Clinic
• Chronic Pain
• Developmental Pediatrics
• Eating Disorders Clinic
• Foster Care Clinic
• Infectious Disease
• Metabolic Management
• Palliative Care
• Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
• Plastic Surgery
Prepare for your Virtual Visit
When it is time for your appointment, your child’s physician or provider will be available virtually via Zoom.
Set up your device• A tablet or mobile device is preferred for your visit. Please ensure your tablet or smartphone has the Zoom app downloaded & installed.
• Ensure your device has a working Internet connection – WiFi or wireless access is required.
• If you prefer to use your home computer, you will need to ensure you have a working webcam and microphone.
• Set the microphone and audio volume at a level where the provider or clinician can hear you clearly.
• To test your internet connection, join a test meeting by clicking here: https://zoom.us/test
Identify a dedicated location• Choose a location with adequate lighting where you will be physically comfortable sitting and speaking with your provider or clinician.
• Avoid having a window or other bright light directly behind you so our providers can see your face.
• Position your tablet or mobile device so that the provider will have a clear view of you and your facial expressions.
• Please try to minimize distractions and ensure there is no background noise during your visit.
Start your visitPlease plan to connect 5 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment. Use the link provided in the appointment confirmation email you received to start your visit.
FAQsHow do I join?
You will receive an email with the link to join. You will be placed in the virtual waiting room until the provider arrives. Make sure the mic and camera are on as indicated on the bottom of the screen. See this tip sheet for further instructions.
Are virtual visits secure?
The safety and privacy of our patients is our top priority. Our virtual visits are 100% HIPAA compliant, never recorded, and encrypted to protect your privacy. Zoom does not have access to identifiable health information and protects and encrypts all audio, video, and screen sharing data. Click here for more information about the security of Zoom.
Where do I go for technical support related to the Zoom app?
Please contact your doctor’s office for assistance.
How are virtual visits billed?
Please note that virtual visits will be billed as a normal visit.
Children's ConnectChildren’s Connect provides patients, parents, and legal guardians’ online access to portions of the electronic medical record (EMR). The available information includes lab results, appointment information, medications, and immunizations, all securely stored for quick retrieval. Children’s Connect also provides a convenient method of communication with your doctor’s office to renew prescriptions, send messages, and schedule appointments. Pre-visit questionnaire’s that have been assigned ahead of your visit can also be completed here as well as viewing your after visit summary. Visit Children’s Connect