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COVID-19 Update:Learn more about how we are protecting our patients, families and staff, as well as other important facts about COVID-19.

Wellness Resources

At Children's National Hospital, 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.

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Our experts compiled important information on how to identify the signs and symptoms of coronavirus, as well as things you can do to protect your family.

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Enterovirus D68

Learn more about Enterovirus D68 symptoms, how it is transmitted, prevention tips and what you can do if you think your child has the virus.

Ebola virus


Ebola is a rare and serious disease that is contagious only through contact with bodily fluids. Our experts offer tips on how identify the signs and symptoms, as well as talk with children about Ebola.

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The single best way to prevent the seasonal flu is by getting yearly vaccines. Get prevention tips to protect your family and information on what to do if your child is hospitalized for the flu.

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One in three measles cases will develop complications, including pneumonia, ear infections and diarrhea. Learn about the signs and symptoms, when to call your child's pediatrician and what you can do to protect your child against measles.