COVID-19 Update:Learn more about how we are protecting our patients, families and staff, as well as other important facts about COVID-19.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
At Children’s National Hospital, we take many precautions to protect our patients, families and staff. We are following the recommendation of D.C. Department of Health that everyone visiting any Children’s National facility must continue to wear a mask to protect our patients. We also request that visitors experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 or other contagious illness to please stay home at this time.
Read more about our policy
COVID-19 Family and Caregiver Visitation Policy
We are taking extra steps to protect our patients, families and staff, including updating our visitation policy. Two parents/caregivers can accompany a child for an appointment or ED visit and two parents/caregivers can be at a child’s bedside at a time.
Pediatric Post-COVID Program
Our pediatric Post-COVID Program provides families with access to multiple providers who are experienced in the evaluation and management of children and adolescents affected by long COVID – all at one appointment in one convenient location.
What You Need to Do if Your Child Has Been Exposed to COVID-19
If your child has symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) or has been within 6 feet of someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19, it’s important to reach out to your child’s care provider.
Coronavirus Vaccine FAQs
Now that coronavirus vaccines are being distributed, you may have questions about the vaccines and when your family can expect to receive them.
Coronavirus Resources on Rise and Shine
Get answers to frequently asked questions about why your child should get vaccinated, advice for parents with unvaccinated children and how to promote healthy eating habits while remote learning.
COVID-19 Clinical Trials
Children's National researchers and physicians are currently enrolling children in COVID-related studies. Find out how your child can participate.