The information in this post was updated at the time of publishing. Details are changing. Be sure to check back frequently for updates. As COVID-19 vaccine distribution continues, many parents are eager to learn when more vaccines will become available to others, especially their children. Dr. Eric Robinette, infectious disease physician at Akron Children’s […]
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.
The information in this post was updated at the time of publishing. Details are changing quickly. Be sure to check back frequently for updates. After nearly a year of interruptions in every aspect of our lives — work, school, social events and the like — parents finally have some good news: a COVID-19 vaccine. The […]
Whether you’re becoming a parent for the first time or the fourth, the days and weeks immediately following your baby’s birth can be as overwhelming as they are joyful and exciting. Add the COVID-19 pandemic to the mix and it’s a whole new ballgame in which no one wanted to participate. New parents alike are […]
With the holidays and cold weather bringing activities indoors, many people may also find themselves in line to get a COVID-19 test. While the nasal swab test looks uncomfortable, for kids, it can bring about feelings of fear or worry. To help lessen kids’ stress, try a few simple tips to prepare them for COVID-19 […]
Organizers had to get a little creative this year, but no way were the Hirschbecks going to let a pandemic get in the way of brightening the spirits of some very deserving and special children this year. John and Denise Hirschbeck, founders of the Magic of Michael Foundation, each year shop for, purchase, wrap and […]
Akron Children’s Hospital is now providing pediatric primary care in Lorain and Amherst while also beginning construction on a new health care center to open in about a year. Thanks to its partnership with Mercy Health – Lorain, Akron Children’s is now serving patients at two locations. The Mercy Health – Lorain Pediatrics office at […]