As cases continue to climb across Ohio, COVID-19 and what that means for back-to-school this fall is on everyone’s minds. Returning to school for the 2020-21 school year is going to be anything but normal and will look at lot different than in years past. With an ongoing pandemic, school districts are being forced to […]
There’s a lot going on at Akron Children’s and in pediatric healthcare, in general, and this section is designed to help keep you in the know.
There’s truly no one-size-fits-all solution for families navigating our new normal amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. While one family can’t wait to stuff the pool floats in the car and head to the pool, another frets that their very young children will touch every surface possible with their hands while in public spaces. Finding a comfort […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted unprecedented changes to our day-to-day lives. From postponing vacations and graduations to masking and social distancing, families have been asked to do a lot to help keep everyone safe. While the precautions we’re taking are helpful in reducing the spread of the virus, they also bring new challenges that can […]
While they can’t hold large-group events like they have in the past, the hospital’s Community Outreach team is meeting the needs of the community in new and creative ways this pandemic summer. One new program involves getting fresh fruits and vegetables in the hands – and bellies – of low-income families. Another distributes activity kits […]
With the uncertainty surrounding kids and the fall sports season due to the increasing spread of COVID-19, many families are wondering if sports physicals are even necessary this year. Akron Children’s Director of Sports Medicine Dr. Joseph Congeni strongly believes sports physicals this year are more important than ever before. “Even if you’re not sure […]
Are you doing your part to help reduce the spread of COVID-19? Our staff and providers are committed to keeping everyone safe inside and outside of our hospitals and offices. Here, they share why they are passionate about wearing a mask or face covering. Read more about how Akron Children’s Hospital is […]