COVID-19 Vaccine for Children: How to Prepare Your Kids
Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is authorized for children 5-11 years old, it might be time to have a conversation with your kids about what the vaccine is, how getting it could make them feel, and why it’s important. Here are a few tips for having that conversation.
Masking Guidelines at Nationwide Children’s Locations
Per state and federal guidelines, all patients and visitors must wear masks within health care facilities. Hospital-provided masks are required for all patients and visitors over age 2 at any Nationwide Children’s location, regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status.
Frostbite: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
Winter has finally arrived! While playing outside in cold weather, it’s important to be mindful of the risk of frostbite.
What You Should Know About Long COVID
Medical providers across the nation are seeing an increase in cases of what is being called long, or long-haul COVID. Here's what you need to know about the condition.
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