Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center
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About Your Child's Procedure


We're pleased that you have chosen Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center for your child's procedure. The staff serving you is professionally trained to provide the highest care at the lowest possible cost. Upon arrival at Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center, please report to the reception desk located in the lobby. Following your child's registration you will be escorted to the patient care area where a nurse will assist your child in preparing for their procedure. We encourage you to ask questions and let the staff know if your child has special needs. We want the visit to be as comfortable as possible.

Prior to Your Visit

  • It is important that your child arrive promptly at Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center at the time stated.
  • DO NOT ALLOW YOUR CHILD TO EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING AFTER MIDNIGHT unless your physician instructs you differently.
  • If your teen smokes, he/she should not do so after midnight.
  • Notify your doctor if your child develops any sign of illness such as a cold or infection before the date of their procedure.
  • Consent for a procedure for minors (under the age of 18) must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. The person signing the consent must accompany the patient to the center.
  • A responsible adult must accompany the child to the facility and be present when the child is ready to leave.
  • A parent or guardian may be permitted to accompany the child to both the admissions area and he wake up area. Please limit the number of friends and relatives accompanying you.
  • Casual, comfortable clothing should be worn. Appropriate pajamas will be provided. If you prefer, you may bring your child's robe, slippers and own pajama to wear home. If your child has a favorite toy, it maybe brought to the facility.
  • If a brother or sister must accompany you to the facility, another adult must be available to supervise their play in the children's waiting room.

Post Procedure Reminders

We'd like to give you some general rules to supplement the instructions you will receive from your child's doctor. Your child's doctor will authorize discharge from Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center.

  • Follow the doctor's instructions regarding diet, rest, and medication for your child.
  • It is not unusual for your child to feel dizzy and sleepy after a procedure. Our staff will periodically call to check on your child's progress.
  • In the event of any difficulty, you should attempt to reach your child's doctor.
  • If you are unable to reach your child's doctor, you may call Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center, Monday-Friday between 6:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., or the emergency room after hours.
  • The itemized bill for your child's procedure from Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center will be an easy-to-understand, all-inclusive bill for our services and facilities. It does not include fees for your child's surgeon, consulting physical or anesthesiologist.
  • If you have any questions about payment, please do not hesitate to call Tallahassee Single Day Surgery Center.

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