Updated Visitor Guidelines
Beginning Tuesday, May 19, 2020, all inpatients will be limited to two visitors in their rooms. The visitors cannot change during the patients’ stay, must be healthy, and over the age of 18. In addition, inpatient visitors will undergo temperature screens. All outpatient and inpatient visitors over the age of 2 will be provided a hospital-grade mask to wear for the duration of their visit.
Coronavirus Q&A with Dr. Mike
What are the best treatments for COVID-19? Here are the DOs and DON'Ts that Dr. Mike wants parents to be aware of when it comes to kids.
The best way to prevent COVID-19 is to avoid being exposed to this virus. Nationwide Children's Dr. Mike explains how coronavirus spreads and the best ways to keep your family safe.
Come inside our drive-up testing sight where we're testing hundreds of patients and employees for COVID-19. This is what you can expect if your doctor tells you to visit our testing center.
Coping With COVID-19
You might have to get creative when it comes to managing stress during the COVID-19 crisis. This is especially true for parents. Dr. Molly Gardner from Nationwide Children's Hospital's has some creative stress management ideas for moms and dads.
It can be hard for kids when their predictable schedule suddenly becomes unpredictable. Here's how you can help your children maintain some normalcy.
Feeling anxious or down is normal during a times of uncertainty and crisis. Here's what you can do to support those who are struggling.
Emotional health can be challenging during this COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Molly Gardner explains what you can do to stay emotionally healthy, plus what you should do if you need behavioral health support during this time.
Limited contact with friends, family, classmates or co-workers can feel isolating to parents and children. Dr. Molly Gardner explains how you can help get through this while also keeping your family safe.
This is a question on the minds of many parents: How can I help my child deal with the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's what Dr. Molly Gardner recommends.
If someone in my family has a behavioral health condition and regulary scheduled appointments. Should we be rescheduling them? Here's what Dr. Molly Gardner wants parents to know.
Are you concerned about how to best protect your family from COVID-19? Here’s what Nationwide Children’s Hospital's Chief of Epidemiology and Infection Prevention wants you to know about this global pandemic.
Activities to Support Distance Learning
The thought of distance learning for parents can be daunting, but we are here to help. Our child life experts have some ideas for your preschoolers.
Our child life experts have some ideas for your K-5th grader.
Distance learning has become a new norm for many families. If you're not sure how to keep your child focused on education, we've got you covered. Our child life experts offer tips to engage your middle and high schoolers.
While physical exercise is important, it's also important to keep our brains active. Our child life experts have some tips on what you can do, no matter your age.
How To Videos
Learn how to properly put on an ear loop mask.
Doctors are finding ways to virtually reach their patients through what's called Telehealth. It's an easy concept that you can do from home. Here are four tips to help you prepare.
Hand washing can protect you against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) but you need to do it right. Wet your hands, lather up, sing your favorite song for 20 seconds, scrub and rinse. Check out our staff singing their favorite tunes as they scrub away the germs.
One of our nurse educators, Sarah Quint, offers simple suggestions for coping with added stress due to COVID-19.
Our nurse educator, Sarah Quint, RN, BSN, takes you through a relaxing, deep belly breathing exercise to help cope with stress. It's called diaphragmatic breathing. This is an exercise you can do anytime, from anywhere to relax. Try it and let us know how you feel!
Asthma and COVID-19
Parents have a lot of questions when it comes to COVID-19 and asthma. Dr. David Stukus offers an action plan you can put in place.
Unfortunately, there's a lot of misinformation about asthma in relation to COVID-19. Our very own Dr. David Stukus clears the air.
Parents of children with asthma are being extra cautious when it comes to the spread of COVID-19. Dr. David Stukus, with the Division of Allergy and Immunology, discusses the symptoms you should look for with your child.
Although it's not as prevalent in children, it is possible children can get COVID-19. Dr. David Stukus, with the Division of Allergy and Immunology, discusses what to expect if your child contracts the virus.
It's true adults with asthma are severely impacted by COVID-19, but what about the pediatric community? Dr. David Stukus, with the Division of Allergy and Immunology, answers our questions.