What Patients & Families Need to Know | New Visitor Policy | Guidance for Community Healthcare Providers
To keep the news media and public informed on the status of the COVID-19 outbreak and impact on Cincinnati Children’s, the media team is posting information updates for news outlets as new details are available. All statements will be date stamped and archived on this page for easy media reference. Please check back frequently for updates as new information becomes available.
Cincinnati Children’s is now providing video visits for families who are concerned that a child might be showing symptoms of COVID-19.
Cincinnati Children’s will start screening parents, visitors and employees before they enter patient-care areas at Burnet Campus on Wednesday, March 25.
Out of an abundance of caution and significantly decreasing volumes, three Cincinnati Children's locations will close.
For patients, testing has been prioritized according to guidelines set by the CDC and other public health authorities.
Teaching children simple techniques for staying safe can help empower them to do something important to protect themselves and their family.
Cincinnati Children’s largest community fundraiser, Cincinnati Walks for Kids, is now a virtual event.
Employees dropped off 600 “Fit-Kits” full of non-perishable food to Norwood High School. Each kit can feed a family of four a healthy, nutritious meal.
With libraries closed due to COVID-19, here’s a reminder to parents to sign up for the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library (OGIL) in Hamilton County.
Employees with the Heart Institute at Cincinnati Children’s are helping out school children in need of meals in Greater Cincinnati.
The Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (VTEU) at Emory University has been activated to join a 20-site National Institutes of Health clinical trial.
Research leaders at Cincinnati Children’s are working carefully to restructure the conduct of ongoing research to minimize exposure to personnel.
Cincinnati Children’s is working with Care@Work by Care.com to provide access to backup care options.
Many appointments at Cincinnati Children’s are being cancelled to enable social distancing and keep everyone safe.
The decision was made with guidance from the Surgeon General, the American College of Surgeons and Governor DeWine’s office.
For the safety of our patients, we are implementing a new visitor guideline, effective Monday, March 16.
We can confirm that an employee of a key partner organization of Cincinnati Children’s has tested positive for COVID-19.
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