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Coronavirus Update: What patients and families need to know


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Connecting the D.C. Community with Resources to Support Health and Well-Being

The DC Health Matters Collaborative, founded in part by Children’s National, has launched DC Health Matters Connect. This tool can help D.C. residents find free or reduced cost services for housing, food, health and more.

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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.

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We’re Seeking Convalescent Plasma Donations from Recovered COVID-19 Patients

If you have recently recovered from COVID-19 infection, you have antibodies in your plasma that are primed to fight the infection. This may help other patients who are acutely ill. Learn how you can donate.

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Recognized experts in pediatric health

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Ranked #6 Children's Hospital and #1 for Babies

U.S. News &World Report ranks our hospital as the #6 pediatric hospital nationally. We're proud to be named #1 for newborn intensive care and have four 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.