Cold and Flu Season Can Be a Monster

Flu & Cold Season Can Be A Monster

Flu is prevalent in our community right now. Visit our Flu Resource Center to learn about flu prevention, signs and symptoms, and help us protect our patients, families and staff from RSV and the flu by following these visitation restrictions.

  • No visitors under the age of 12 are allowed in patient care areas.
  • Please do not visit patients if you are experiencing fever, vomiting, diarrhea or cold or flu-like symptoms.

Child Life Resources

Going to the hospital can be a stressful time for both you and your child.  As parents, you are the experts on your children. 

You know them best and will be most effective in preparing your child or adolescent for hospitalization, a procedure or surgery. 

Child Life Specialists are trained in teaching children and adolescents about medical procedures and helping them cope.  They are a resource for you and your family.

To learn more about how to mentally prepare children and teenagers for the following procedures, click on the links below.

Tips to Help You Prepare Your Child

When a child or teenager is in the hospital, it is also important to encourage them to play and engage in developmentally appropriate activities. Please review the information to the right for ideas on how to help children and teenagers cope with hospitalization.

Twinkle Goes to the Hospital: Coloring pages for your child

Day Surgery

Other Helpful Resources

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