It was the happiest Jeremiah Skaggs-Bradley has ever been after getting a blood draw. And the 5-year-old from Warren has had his share of anxiety-ridden needle experiences. “It’s so bad. It’s horrible. It breaks my heart and sometimes I have to leave the room,” his mother, Melinda Skaggs, said about her son’s typical blood draw […]
When crisis hits, one truth stands firm at Akron Children’s Hospital: Our patients still need us. As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic reached the community, Akron Children’s immediately went into action to expand the hospital’s current telehealth efforts, increasing remote access to health care for patients and their families. Now through the generosity of […]
Caring for kids is a 24/7 job so Akron Children’s is making sure parents have access to quality health care when and where it’s needed. Whether it’s in the midst of a pandemic or just before bedtime, we’re proud to offer tools to make managing your child’s health simple and stress-free. Quick Care Online: Convenient […]
Doug and Kristen Shoup have redefined hope for child abuse victims in Tuscarawas County. In 2007, they created Noah’s Hope to raise awareness about child abuse, promote prevention and be a voice for victims. The organization honors the Shoup’s son, Noah, who died from injuries he received while in the care of a babysitter.