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Child Care at Sugar House Health Center

Free Child Care During Your Appointment at the Sugar House Health Center

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Worrying about child care should never prevent you and your family from getting the health care you need. At the Sugar House Health Center, we’ll take care of your kids during your appointment!

Our caregivers are trained in CPR, first-aid, and best practices for early childhood development. Our quality care includes activities, crafts, and other learning activities. Our goal is to help make your visit as easy as possible.

Note: For patients of Sugar House Health Center only.

The care center operates on a first-come, first-serve basis, and it’s completely FREE. We will text you 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 are partnering with University of Utah’s Center for Child Care and Family Resources. Trained caregivers from this center will care for your child during your appointment.

How Old Does My Child Have to Be?

Children ages two to eight years old can use our service.

Hours & Location

Where Are We Located Inside the Sugar Health Center?

The child care area is located on the first floor in the southwest part of the building, just south of the elevators.


We are open Mon–Fri, 7 am–7 pm (last check-in is at 6:30pm).

For more information, talk with one of our patient relations specialists or child care teachers on the first floor.

How Does It Work?

  • The sign-in process takes about five minutes. Parents must have ID. Our last check-in is at 4:30pm.
  • Food and drinks are not allowed in the child care area.
  • Our staff are not allowed to change diapers. We will text you if your child needs to have their diaper changed.

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.

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