It was an epic battle with Mother Nature, but the Superhero Window Washers made their triumphant return to Akron Children’s Hospital on June 5. These proud grime fighters delighted children with high fives, hugs, selfies and plenty of treats to go around. Thanks to our friends at American National Skyline, Inc. for making this possible for […]
On any given day, you’ll see more than doctors and nurses making rounds to patient rooms. You’ll see dogs, cookie carts, even a miniature pony. Not to mention, the most colorful, kid-friendly helicopter around. This is the lighter side of care at Akron Children’s.
We paid tribute to our more than 2,000 nurses, as well as several of the patients and families they cared for, in our top 10 “In the Moment” posts for May. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. […]
Born extremely premature at 24 weeks, Jaelee Hill suffered a cascade of medical complications that kept her hospitalized for almost 16 months. She was so ill with pulmonary problems that at one point, her mother, Jennifer, was told to prepare for the worst. But on Thursday morning, the staff of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit […]
Some 4-legged friends – real and imaginary – paid a visit to our hospital, as well as our top 10 “In the Moment” posts for April. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. 29-year-old Jessica Culbert of Oklahoma […]
Getting the most out of life was a consistent theme in our “In the Moment” posts during March. We invite you to take a glance at those you may have missed, or a second peek at those you’ve already enjoyed. 1. Special needs didn’t keep kindergartner Jack Cleavenger from a field trip with classmates. 2. […]
There were purple streamers and balloons, cookies with purple icing, purple props for the photo booth and purple prizes for games. The purple party in Stella Miller’s fifth grade classroom at W.S. Stinson Elementary School in Canal Fulton was a celebration of Epilepsy Awareness Month and a reward for Stella’s class in collecting the most […]