3. Akron Children’s received a limited number of doses of bamlanivimab, a monoclonal antibody therapy. Because his kidney transplant put him at risk, Ahmad Amiri was one of the first patients in Northeast Ohio to receive this therapy, which, for him, likely prevented his COVID-19 symptoms from worsening and kept him from being hospitalized.
4. Even before receiving a brain cancer diagnosis, 10-year-old Carson Thatcher loved wearing hats. He started Hats of Hope and has donated hundreds of hats to other kids who are fighting cancer at Akron Children’s to help lift their spirits.
5. As we kicked off 2021, our EVS staff is received the COVID-19 vaccine to protect them as they continue to protect our patient families and employees with their hard work.
6. Baby Bryson is only 4 months old, but for those 4 months, Bryson has helped his dad, Tommy, cheer for the Cleveland Browns.
8. With fans as cute as this little guy rooting for our Buckeyes, we hoped the team would be in good hands. Throwing it back to when our patient, Samuel, wore his love for the buckeyes on his sleeve and on his helmet.
9. Katina Edwards rang the bell to celebrate the end of her chemotherapy for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.