Social distancing is an important factor in reducing the risk of COVID-19 exposure. Akron Children’s has implemented Mobile Check-in, which allows families to confirm arrival and then wait in their vehicles until it’s time for their appointments. Here are FAQs on the new Mobile Check-in service: Q: How does Mobile Check-in work? A: If you […]
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.
As you step outside to enjoy the summer sun, don’t forget to pack your sunscreen, hat, water and face covering or mask. That’s right; masks are now a go-to tool to keep each other safe – not from the sun, but from the COVID-19 virus. The CDC continues to recommend wearing face coverings in public […]
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 […]
As Northeast Ohio’s young athletes return to practice, things are not exactly the same as they used to be before Covid-19. But after weeks of “stay-at-home” orders, the teens are glad to be back on the field or court, together, practicing their skills in modified ways. Overseeing a 3-phase program that allows them to safely […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot of things, especially how we interact with others. As businesses and public places begin to open again, it’s not hard to see that face masks and coverings have become part of our new normal. What may not be as easy to understand is why masks help prevent the […]
When 11-year-old Jack Johnson walked through the backdoor after a bike ride, his mother Cara was in shock from what she saw. Her son was covered in blood, an image no parent should ever have to see. Cara jumped into action and was able to figure out what caused the mess, a badly injured finger. […]