Tag Archive: Pediatric Emergency Room

As the only American College of Surgeons verified Level 1 pediatric trauma center in Virginia, CHoR is a leader in caring for injured children. The Level 1 designation means we have pediatric specialists available around the clock to provide life-saving emergency care and that we provide total care for every aspect of injury, from prevention through rehabilitation. If your child has a serious injury or illness, stay calm and follow these steps*: -If... View Article

Oct 1 2017

Did you know the flu is responsible for thousands of hospitalizations and deaths each year? Though factors like start date, strain, severity and effectiveness of the vaccine are left primarily up to chance, one thing is certain…The flu is inevitable (nowadays, you can even track the spread online via Google flu trends)! With the Flu season in full swing, here are five questions most parents are probably asking:1. What is the... View Article

Jan 23 2014

Six-year-old Abigail has always loved arts and crafts. From jewelry making to painting, her creativity is unleashed anytime she has art supplies. Unfortunately, her creativity and excitement has also come with a few accidents along the way. The first, a sliced cornea due to a run in with construction paper while doing crafts with her family, happened when she was just 4 years old.Abigail’s parents, Jessica and Eric, were worried the... View Article

Jul 2 2013

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve taken you on a behind the scenes tour of some of the facilities at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. You’ve seen the private rooms in the PICU, the pictures of NICU graduates and even the “fish bowl” at the ASK Pediatric Hematology and Oncology Clinic. You’ve also had the opportunity to virtually experience inpatient amenities on the MCV Campus, like the rooftop... View Article

May 3 2013