Le Bonheur Children's Hospital
Patients Under Investigation: 2 | Positive: 5
Total Positive: 214 | Total Tested: 7,169
*All patients are tested preoperatively and at admission regardless of symptoms.
Le Bonheur is not a public testing site. Contact your pediatrician if your child is in need of testing.
COVID-19 Resources for Providers
We know that you are getting questions from patients and families about COVID-19. We will post important and timely information and resources for healthcare providers on this page and will send out regular update emails. Contact email@example.com to be added to our email list.
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- COVID-19 Inpatient Testing Algorithm
- Protocol for Inpatient Diagnosis and Management of COVID‐19
- Discontinuation of Isolation Precautions and Discharge Related to COVID-19
- Checklist for Physician or Outpatient Clinic: Patient under Investigation for COVID-19 (Suspect or Confirmed)
- LIP Instructions for COVID-19 Suspect
- Hospital Checklist for Patient under Investigation for COVID-19 (Suspected or Confirmed)
- COVID-19 Pre-Op Clearance Testing
- Emergency Department COVID-19 Screening Algorithm
- Interim Life Support Guidance
- Remdesivir Distribution Guidance
- Remdesivir Criteria
- Cohorting COVID-19 Patients
Proper Donning, Doffing and Storage of N-95 Masks
Viral Contact Precautions: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Potential Exposure to COVID-19
- Public COVID-19 Testing Sites for Children
- Personal Protective Equipment Policy
- Powered Air-purifying Respirator Guidelines
- N-95 Mask Reuse and Reprocessing Policy
- Guidance for Return to Work Criteria for Health Care Providers
- CDC COVID-19 Recommendations for Patients and Visitors
- Contact Information for Family/Friends of Coronavirus COVID-19
- UTHSC Coronavirus Symposium
- Unemployment Insurance and CARES Act due to COVID-19
- Student Guidelines
- COVID-19 Antibody Testing Fact Sheet
- Face Masks and Face Shields in Le Bonheur Facilities
- COVID-19 Testing Options and Guidance
- Community Referral Pediatric Testing Center
Admissions, Referrals and Clinical Resources
Admissions, transfers or clinical support: (901) 287-4408 or 1-888-899-9355
Outpatient clinic and diagnostic appointments: (901) 287-7337 or 1-866-870-5570
Narayana receives 2020 Infrastructure Grant from the American Epilepsy Society
Shalini Narayana, PhD, was awarded the 2020 Infrastructure Grant by the American Epilepsy Society. This grant seeks to facilitate widespread collaboration in epilepsy research by supporting the creation of national or international multicenter research programs. Through this award Narayana will help create a Consortium for Standardizing TMS Language Mapping Protocols and Establishing Best Practice Guidelines for Using TMS in Presurgical Evaluation of Language in Children.
Le Bonheur welcomes new specialists
Grace Nelson, MD, joined Le Bonheur as an endocrinologist and assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She completed her residency and fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Andrew Schroeder, MD, joined Le Bonheur's Neuroscience Institute as a neurologist and assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He completed his residency in pediatric neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Schroeder is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the Child Neurology Society.
Le Bonheur Extracorporeal Life Support Program receives Gold ELSO Award for Excellence in Life Support
Recently, Le Bonheur's Extracoporeal Life Support Program received the Gold Award for Excellence in Life Support from the Extracoporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO). To receive this designation, centers must go above and beyond expectations with highly developed quality initiatives, established patient care policies and procedures and a defined family education program.
Pediatric Neurology Clinic begins at Le Bonheur Outpatient Center - Jackson, Tenn.
Neurologist Andrew Schroeder, MD, will hold a pediatric neurology clinic beginning Aug. 4 at Le Bonheur Outpatient Center at 1525 Vann Drive, Jackson, Tenn. The clinic will be held on the first Tuesday and second Monday of each month. Appointments can be made online through PACES or by calling Le Bonheur Connect. Visit lebonheur.org/for-providers/making-a-referral or call (901) 287-PEDS or 1-866-870-5570.
Bagga appointed vice chair of Southeast Region of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors
Bindiya Bagga, MD, was appointed vice chair of the Southeast Region of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors (APPD). In this leadership role, Bagga will represent the Southeast region and facilitate the regional meetings during the Annual APPD meetings and work with APPD leadership to share best practices and identify priorities and challenges unique to programs in the region.
Bagga is associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and associate program director of the Pediatric Residency Program at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. She is also the Le Bonheur Site Director for the combined St. Jude Children's Research Hospital/University of Tennessee Health Science Center's Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship Program and the medical co-director of Le Bonheur's Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.
Visitors limited to one in all facilities
The current one visitor policy applies to all Le Bonheur facilities, including outpatient centers. Patients who are entering a Le Bonheur facility for any reason, including lab draws and radiology tests, are limited to one visitor who is a healthy adult per child. Any exceptions must be approved prior to the patient's appointment.
Support FedExFamilyHouse at the Gala@Home
Support FedExFamilyHouse from the comfort of your own home at FedExFamilyHouse Gala@Home on Aug. 9 from 7-8 p.m. The hour-long virtual celebration will feature inspiring patient and family stories, celebritied, a live auction and more. Register for the gala, free of charge, and get more information by visiting www.fedexfamilyhousegala.org.