Keeping kids safe in and around cars begins in the driveway. In this Children’s Channel video, Stephanie Weigel, the injury prevention coordinator for Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley, discusses blind spots, hyperthermia and other hazards related to kids and parked vehicles.
As the mom of 4 kids ages 15, 14, 12 and 11, Kathy Primavera was already good at balancing life-on-the-go when she accepted the job as Akron Children’s first home care nurse for the Mahoning Valley in 2011. “Akron Children’s Beeghly campus had only been open for a few years when I came on board,” […]
Akron Children’s will begin offering its Good Mourning grief support group in Boardman as a result of a $15,000 grant from the New York Life Foundation in partnership with The National Alliance of Grieving Children. The first 6-week session will begin Oct. 12 and run through Nov. 16 at Akron Children’s Beeghly campus.
Luke Holko, aboard Akron Children’s transport helicopter Air Bear, made a celebratory landing at Eastwood Field, home of the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, Sunday. Sadly, Luke’s first ride on Air Bear was 6 years ago today, leaving the ballpark for Akron Children’s after a line drive fractured his skull. Luke has made a remarkable recovery and […]
Starting Nov. 17, Akron Children’s will offer specialty services in Warren. Services will include cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, urology, lab and radiology. To celebrate the new space, Akron Children’s hosted a community open house.
Tyler Jordan’s family first came to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley when he was 8 years old to be treated for cerebral palsy, because of its close location to their home in Niles. His mom, Glenna, remembers being told when Tyler was born that he would never walk, talk, etc. We are happy to say […]