At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the rapidly evolving situation regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are closely monitoring updates and alerts from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and are actively following their recommendations.

Please note that Shriners Hospitals for Children does not administer COVID-19 testing or treatment at this time. If your child has an upcoming appointment and you or your child are exhibiting a cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath or flu like symptoms, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location to reschedule the appointment.

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California visitor information.

For the latest updates about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website.

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Hospital tours

Hospital tours

Hospital tours

We welcome the opportunity to introduce individuals and groups to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California and its unique mission through our hospital tour program. Reservations are required.

To schedule a tour, please contact the Volunteer Services Office


Before scheduling your tour, please note the following:

  • Tours are open to individuals 16 years of age and older.
  • Knowledgeable volunteers lead our tours.
  • Tours are scheduled any day of the week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and last approximately one hour.
  • We honor and respect the privacy of our patients. Guests are prohibited from taking photographs inside the hospital.
  • Tours are to promote careers in health care and other hospital programs.
  • A hospital video is shown in place of a tour when participants are under age 16.