Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Flu is prevalent in our community right now. Visit our Flu Resource Center to learn about flu prevention, signs and symptoms, and help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

Children's Hospital

WakeMed Children’s Hospital is proud to be the only pediatric inpatient care provider in Wake County, caring for thousands of babies and children each year and always providing the highest level of care and caring to our youngest patients.

Our Specialties

WakeMed Children’s Hospital unites pediatric specialists, and the specialized services they offer, under one roof to ensure area families have access to the care they need and deserve.

Our Specialities

Meet Our Doctors

Setting us apart from the rest is our team of specially trained health care professionals. Learn more about the highly skilled pediatric hospitalists and intensivists who provide outstanding care to our young patients.

Meet Our Doctors

Children's Emergency Department

Specifically designed to meet the emergency care needs of children, the Children’s Emergency Department offers cheerful atmosphere, bright murals, and doctors and staff who know how to treat kids even in the scariest situations.

ER Wait Times

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

The only one of its kind in Wake County, our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) provides expert treatment for life-threatening childhood diseases, respiratory and heart problems, injuries and critical illnesses.


Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Our Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) provides the highest level of care available to premature and critically ill infants.

Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Your Care Team

Learn more about the staff who will care for your child and what to expect while you are in the hospital.

Our Pediatric Care Team

Minor Procedure Room

Our dedicated Minor Procedure Room allows patients to have minor procedures done right on the unit, instead of going to the operating room.

Minor Procedure Room

Ronald McDonald House & Family Room

Our Ronald McDonald House & Family Room offer private, relaxing space for family members of Children’s Hospital patients. We sincerely thank the individuals and organizations that helped make this room a reality.

Ronald McDonald House

Take a Virtual Tour

Bright colors, a fish tank and a stocked playroom make this a unique place for kids. Our 25 inpatient rooms and 12 observation rooms are kid-friendly. Plus, each private room has a full bathroom, fold-out couch, and a glider or recliner for visitors. Take a virtual tour of our facility to see and learn more!

Take a virtual tour

Child Life Specialists

Our child life specialists provide parents and kids with support, advice and coping skills during the hospital experience.

Child Life Specialists

Patient & Visitor Information

Figure out where to park and the best route by which to reach us using our parking and campus maps and learn more about visiting WakeMed Raleigh Campus.

Parking maps