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Child Health Research Institute to Lead COVID-19 Vaccine Trials in Pregnant Women & Children

Physician-scientists in Omaha will be on the leading edge of research to ensure a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant women and children. The Child Health Research Institute (CHRI), a pediatric research partnership between University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, will be leading two new COVID-19 vaccine trials in these unique, important populations. Both studies are sponsored by Pfizer. Read More


Mask Requirements While Visiting Children’s


In continued efforts to keep everyone safe, the follow types of masks are no longer allowed while visiting Children’s facilities:

  • Gaiter
  • Bandana
  • Face shield without mask
  • Vented mask

If you need an approved mask, please ask for one at reception.


Parenting During a Pandemic

Your Young Athlete Recovered from COVID-19 and Is Ready to Return to Play. Now What?

Here’s what you need to know to keep your child safe as they return to play after recovering from COVID-19.

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5 Ways to Protect Your Newborn During COVID-19

Caring for a newborn takes a lot of work. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important to take extra steps to keep them safe and healthy.

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COVID-19 Doesn’t Need to Ruin Spring Break

COVID-19 may cause you to change your spring break plans -- but it doesn't mean that spring break can't be fun. Here's how to have a great and safe spring break in the middle of the pandemic.

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It’s Been a Year Since COVID-19 Was Declared a Pandemic. Here are 4 Positive Outcomes.

Just one year ago, COVID-19 changed the world. Here are some positives that have come out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Child Health Research Institute to Lead COVID-19 Vaccine Trials in Pregnant Women & Children

Physician-scientists in Omaha will be on the leading edge of research to ensure a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine for pregnant women and children.

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Eating Disorders in Teenagers Are On the Rise During COVID-19. Here’s Why:

Whether it’s a canceled school play, a shortened football season, or a ban on sleepovers, the COVID-19 pandemic has upended teenagers’ lives. The upside-down world of COVID-19 can lead to serious mental and physical health consequences, such as eating disorders. Eating disorders affect how people view and deal with food, eating, and weight. Anyone can […]

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Flu Season 2020

Flu season is fast approaching. This year, though, the flu season has been preceded by the global COVID-19 pandemic. In this episode, we talk to two Children’s experts – pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. Kari Neeman and pediatrician Dr. Malinda Bender – about what families should be aware of as we enter flu season and how to stay healthy during this time. CLICK HERE to listen.


Daily Student Health Screening Poster

CLICK HERE to download & print Children’s Daily Student Health Screening poster! This convenient COVID-19 symptom checklist helps you quickly determine if your student is well enough to go to school each day. Post on a door, your refrigerator or any visible place where you’ll be able to review it with your child before leaving the house for school.


Brush Up on the Basics

 

Coronavirus 101

What is COVID-19? Learn about the basics, from symptoms to treatment.

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COVID-19 in Children

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) is a rare, but serious, condition that has been linked to COVID-19. Here’s what you need to know

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How COVID-19 is Spread

COVID-19 is highly contagious and can be transmitted in several ways.

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Keeping Your Family Safe

Here’s how to protect your family during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Resources from Children’s

 

Videos for Kids

These videos teach children about physical distancing, masks, and virtual visits.

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Expert Advice & Videos for Parents

Learn more about parenting during COVID-19 and find additional resources.

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Just Kids Podcast: School Safety

In this podcast, Children’s experts discuss how to send your child to school safely.

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Playing Sports

Here’s what you need to know if your child is an athlete.

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Testing Resources

Does your child need to get tested for COVID-19?

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