Free Child Care During Your Appointment

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No need to worry about finding a babysitter for your next doctor appointment at the South Jordan Health Center—we’ll take care of your kids!

Our caregivers are trained in CPR, first-aid, and best practices for early childhood development. We provide quality care including activities, crafts, and other various learning activities. 

Our goal is to help make your visit to your health care provider as easy as possible.

Note: For patients of South Jordan Health Center only.*

The care center operates on a first-come, first-serve basis, and it’s completely FREE. We will send you a text if you need to come back to the child care area before your appointment is finished.

Who Will Care For My Child During My Appointment?

We have partnered with University of Utah’s Center for Child Care and Family Resources. Trained caregivers from this center will watch your child during your appointment.

How Old Does My Child Have to Be?

Children ages 18 months to 8 years old can use our service.

Where Is Child Care Located?

The child care area is located on the third floor near the pediatrics, family medicine, and OB/GYN clinics.

How Does It Work?

  • The sign-in process takes about five minutes. Parents must have ID. Last check-in is at 5:30pm.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the child care area.
  • Our staff are not allowed to change diapers. You will be paged if you child needs to have their diaper changed.

Hours

Open Monday—Friday 9am—5pm (last check-in is at 4:30 pm)

For more information, talk with one of our guest relations specialists at the third floor kiosk.

*Available for emergency room and surgery patients as long as a responsible adult can come care for the child in case of emergency and it is within the four hour maximum.

The University of Utah is committed to protecting minors participating in University programs. If you, as a parent/guardian, have concerns about any misconduct in connection with the UKids program, please contact the University’s Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action at 801-581-8365.