Wellness Resources

At Children's National, we know how important it is to keep your family healthy between your regular primary care visits, which is why we've put together several programs promoting healthy futures.

Ask about these programs at your next appointment.

Pediatric respiratory therapists from Children's National Health System Asthma Clinic in Washington D C and a patient.

Enterovirus D68

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, enterovirus D68 causes about 10 to 15 million infections in the United States each year, and many hospitals are seeing patients this year.

Ebola Resources for Families

Ebola is a rare and serious disease that is contagious only through contact with bodily fluids. Our experts offer tips on how to talk with children about Ebola.

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Flu Resource Center

The single best way to prevent the seasonal flu is by getting yearly vaccines. 


One in three measles cases will develop complications, including pneumonia, ear infections, and diarrhea. These complications are more common among children under 5 years of age and adults over 20 years of age.

Endocrinology and Diabetes

Mental Health Resources

Crisis response, outreach and educational efforts were provided to schools, communities, and families throughout the region. These resources are intended to help families better understand child and adolescent stress responses and resiliency-building strategies to use with children so that they can better cope and heal from traumatic events.

Pediatric Care

SIDS and Safe Sleep

Rachel Y. Moon, MD, leads the Center for Clinical and Community Research’s efforts to prevent SIDS and SUID in high-risk populations. She leads the SIDS Outreach Project, which has both outreach/advocacy and research components.

Neuropsychology Program

Healthy Generations Program

The Healthy Generations Program is a "teen-tot" program that provides medical care, family planning, case management, social work, and mental health for young parents and their children in the Washington, DC area.

Teen Program

Teen Programs

Children's National physicians and staff know that it's tough to be a teen that's why we offer many programs for developing teens at the Children's Adolescent Health Center.