Akron Children’s believes patient families are an integral part of the care team. That’s why we’re expanding access to clinical notes in MyChart as an extension of the recent 21st Century CURES Act legislation. It’s another way to help ensure you and your healthcare team are on the same page to deliver the best care […]
Whether you’re a parent of an infant and toddler or school-age kids and teens, you probably have a zillion questions about your children. What’s normal? What should I expect when my child is sick? When should I call the doctor? You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this section.
Akron Children’s is making it easier for families by offering online scheduling at our 4 Urgent Care locations. For your added convenience, you can now schedule a time that works best for you and avoid potential wait times that can occur with walk-in appointments. In addition, you can schedule sports physicals online, which are now […]
When Ashley was 9, she was like most kids her age on a spring day – waste no time in getting home from school. The nicer weather meant being outdoors and seeing neighbors and friends out and about. Ashley’s bike ride home that day took a scary turn – with a detour to the ER. […]
Spring is in the air and so are seasonal allergens. Before COVID-19, parents wouldn’t think twice about sending kids to school with a sniffle and some tissues but, now, deciding whether a stuffy nose is from pollen or the onset of COVID-19 is a real concern for families as spring begins to bloom. “Allergies are […]
Remote learning has brought out the best and worst in many of us this past year – I can’t focus in this house. Where’s the mute button! – as parents became teachers and kids became virtual students. At the start, there were some tears and frustration as everyone adjusted but now, a year later, some […]
After a long winter, baseball and softball players are eager to hit the field. As we celebrate National Athletic Training Month in March, Akron Children’s certified athletic trainers like Mark Stefanik are dedicated to helping baseball and softball players stay well throughout the season. “The most common injuries I see for baseball and softball players […]