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Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

The pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Mission Children's Hospital is the only critical care pediatric hospital service available in western North Carolina. We provide critical care for hospitalized pediatric patients ranging in age from newborn to 18 years. At Mission Children's Hospital, we understand that a hospital experience can be scary for your child and stressful for your family. Our providers specialize in critical care just for kids and our exclusive Child Life team is dedicated to easing the stress and anxiety that comes from a hospital stay. 

Infant and Child Security: Parents, family and visitors must have a pass (given at the 2nd floor guest services desk at the G elevators) before entering these units:

  • Labor and Delivery
  • Mother Baby
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Intensive Care (PICU)
  • Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)

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