What patients and families need to know
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.
Coronavirus is an outbreak of respiratory illness that is being reported in a growing number of countries internationally, including the United States. 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Our researchers, doctors and staff are committed to learning more about SIDS and SUID so that we can educate parents and childcare providers about ways to reduce the risk of SIDS, especially in high-risk populations.