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Coronavirus Update:What patients and families need to know

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The Virtual Edition of the Race for Every Child is on Saturday, October 17, 2020

Participants will run or walk separately in their own neighborhoods and unite around a common goal: to raise funds for Children’s National Hospital. Register for free today and encourage others to join you!

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Children's National Develops Community Voting Guide to Inform Youth Voters

In an effort to prepare the community for Election Day on November 3, 2020, we have developed a guide outlining the requirements and steps for voting in DC, MD and VA during the COVID-19 pandemic.



Help Children's National Hospital Respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The spread of coronavirus requires immediate action. We're working around the clock to keep young people and their families healthy. Help us meet these urgent demands through your philanthropic support.

They not only held our hands throughout... Dr. Dávila and his team went above and beyond being clinical doctors.
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Recognized experts in pediatric health


Top 10 in the Nation and #1 for Newborn Care

We're proud to be named one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. We are ranked #1 in neonatology and have six additional specialties ranked in the top 10.

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Recognition in Patient-Centered Care

All Children’s National primary care practices in Washington, D.C., and Maryland have received National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition.

Magnet Recognized

Our Care Earns Nursing’s Highest Honors

Only 7% of hospitals nationwide earn Magnet® status, awarded for excellence in nursing and patient care. This designation affirms our commitment to family-centered care.