Posts From Cincinnati Children's Social Media Team

If you’ve been to Burnet Campus lately, you have probably noticed major changes happening! The most apparent modifications are the expansive Critical Care Building project and renovation of clinical space. The one we’d like to make you aware of today › Continue Reading

On August 1st, we rolled out a new online “Save My Spot” queuing system that services all five urgent care locations. This system will be similar to services previously offered at our Mason, Anderson, and Green Township locations but with › Continue Reading

Today is a day of celebration – our ranking has climbed to #2 on U.S. News and World Report’s 2018-2019 Best Children’s Hospitals ranking! Additionally, our specialty care has achieved the Top 10 in all 10 ranked specialties distinction – › Continue Reading

A few weeks ago, we released research findings that described a connection between Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and seven well-known diseases: systemic lupus erythematosus, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, and type 1 diabetes.  The › Continue Reading

It’s pool time again! This time of year is always exciting for kids who are eager to spend time in the water, but it’s also an important time to review pool safety rules for the entire family. Drowning continues to be the second leading › Continue Reading

2017 brought breakthrough research, plans for expansion and an unforgettable baby hippo to the lives of our patients and staff. Take a look back at some of the cool things that happened in 2017, listed in chronological order. Cincinnati Children’s › Continue Reading

If you have been to Burnet Campus lately you have probably noticed the exciting changes that happened in our main concourse over the past year or so. Crews have been hard at work making these areas bright, colorful, welcoming and › Continue Reading

We’d like to introduce you to Idina, our newest Facility Dog! Idina joined the Animal Assisted Therapy Program a couple of months ago joining Chevy and Leica and bringing our family of furry employees to three! Idina is a pure-bred › Continue Reading

If you have school-age kids, it’s likely that they have mentioned, made, or mashed homemade slime at some point in the past several months. The craze is real: Kids all over the U.S. are enjoying making slime at home. The › Continue Reading

The scientific world has been looking for the causes of preterm birth for decades. Yet it has remained one of the great mysteries of human biology. We know that preterm birth is a combination of both genetic and environmental factors, › Continue Reading

Every big medical discovery starts with a big question.  And asking those big questions is part of the Cincinnati Children’s culture. Can we help the brain protect itself from injury in sports? Can we partner in communities and schools to › Continue Reading

Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks are a fantastic sight, and a part of many families’ summer celebrations. But the reality is that they are also involved in a significant number of injuries to children each year. In fact, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission › Continue Reading

While November is the more traditional time period to give thanks, we are often overwhelmed with gratitude in June as well. This is the month when U.S. News & World Report typically announces its Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. And we’re › Continue Reading

They aren’t big – a little more than 1400 square feet of retail space at Burnet Campus, and only 300 at Liberty – but the Gift Shops at Cincinnati Children’s do some serious business. And, once you step foot inside, › Continue Reading

Child Life Month is celebrated every March, honoring the caregivers who go above and beyond medicine for patients and families every day. The members of our Child Life and Integrative Care team play a significant role in both inpatient and › Continue Reading

He has only been an employee for a few months, but he has quickly become one of the most popular with patients. Chevy is a 2 year-old Golden Retriever and Black Lab mix who is a new facility dog on › Continue Reading

For years, we have been meeting the needs of more and more families by creatively adding space and beds within existing buildings on our Main (Burnet) Campus and expanding at College Hill and Liberty Campuses. But, the time has come › Continue Reading

It’s time to celebrate another year of incredible patients, dedicated employees, scientific and clinical breakthroughs and just generally fun things happening at Cincinnati Children’s. In chronological order, here’s a look back 2016. The turquoise links will take you to full › Continue Reading

Editor’s note: WCPO news anchor and reporter Julie O’Neill wrote a personal account of  her daughter’s bicycle accident on her Facebook page this week.  Because it’s a great reminder about the importance of helmet safety and the different warning signs of concussions, we’re sharing it with › Continue Reading

The Hero Design Company is an ongoing ArtWorks initiative started in 2012. Each season, 15 or so design apprentices ages 17-21 are selected to research and design unique superhero capes for children in our community. After meeting and getting to › Continue Reading

The back-to-school chatter has begun. School supply ads are all over the place. Notebooks and pens are taking over the seasonal aisle, pushing beach towels and water balloons aside to the clearance rack. As much as some of us would › Continue Reading

It’s mid-June, which means it’s the time of year when U.S. News & World Report announces their annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. The yearly rankings were released today, and we’re honored to announce that Cincinnati Children’s was ranked in the top › Continue Reading

They didn’t know it at the time, but scientist Edith Markoff (pictured above, far left) and her pet dog Dusty (pictured above, far right) were pioneers back when this black-and-white photo was taken more than 20 years ago. On that › Continue Reading

Today we were reminded of how a group of thoughtful people can make a big impact in the lives of others. In this case, it was a group of middle school students from Seven Hills bringing a huge smile to two-year-old › Continue Reading

Playing professional baseball was a lifelong dream. Working in the medical field is his life’s calling. Today his resume boasts both. No, this isn’t Field of Dreams. We’re not talking about Archibald “Moonlight” Graham, the outfielder and doctor from the › Continue Reading