CVICU Patient and Family Support

We understand that having a child in the CVICU can be a difficult experience that impacts the whole family. We strive to provide resources to support you and your family during your child’s treatment.

For more information, including our Inpatient Family Guide, please visit the Patient and Family Support page

Additional Resources

Language Interpretation

Qualified interpreters for languages other than English and for Sign Language (ASL) are available for our patients and their families. Learn more about our Language Interpretation services.

Car seat checks

Before your child goes home, we’ll make sure your child is ready to safely use a car seat. You will be responsible for securing the car seat into your car. Car seat checks are available to help you make sure your car seat is installed correctly. The Safe Kids team provides car seat checks by appointment at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida. Community partners also provide car seat checks at locations around the Tampa Bay area. Learn more about car seat checks near you.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for women, infants and children. WIC provides the following at no cost: healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals for health care and community services. For information on WIC and how to apply, visit

Medicaid Transportation Services

Medicaid covers non-emergency transportation services for Medicaid eligible recipients who have no other means of transportation available to Medicaid covered services. Medicaid also covers medically necessary emergency ground or air ambulance transportation. For information, visit

The links provided are for informational purposes and solely for the user’s convenience.

Contact Us

For more information about the CVICU, please give us a call at the phone number below. We serve families in the greater Tampa Bay area and beyond.

Give us a call

Call 727-767-3333

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