Last Updated: August 10
Nemours Leaders Provide Expertise During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed just about every aspect of our daily lives. But one thing that hasn’t changed is our commitment to provide your child with the highest quality and safest care.
During the pandemic, Nemours leaders have been called upon to share expertise, tips and advice to educate families locally, nationally and internationally about this ever-changing virus and its impact on children.
Below are hot topics covered by the media and during Nemours’ webcasts throughout our region, the country and beyond.
As we navigate our “new normal,” Nemours will remain in the forefront providing information to help keep your family informed, healthy and safe.
Recent News & Events
Virtual Town Halls
Handwashing and Hygiene
Click Orlando News Get creative to help children adopt good habits • Washington Post Keeping hands clean is vital • Washington Post Keep hands moisturized too •
Huff Post Moisturizing important in preventing infection
COVID-19 and Kids’ Risk
Philadelphia Inquirer Concern for homeless youth during the pandemic • InStyle Keeping families safe this summer • US News & World Report Minimizing COVID risk as activities re-open • Orlando Sentinel More kids testing positive, but disease is mild • Philadelphia Inquirer How to hire a babysitter during the pandemic • Fox News Philadelphia Kids and COVID-19 • Orlando Sentinel Talking to kids about the coronavirus • Philadelphia Inquirer Give kids a sense of safety • WLAZ – en español
Seeking Care During the Pandemic
Orlando Sentinel Kids' immunizations lag during pandemic • Becker's Hospital Review Convincing patients it's safe to come back to the hospital • News Journal Fewer people seeking health care • WPVI Infant gets cochlear implant during pandemic • NBC Boston Infant gets cochlear implant during pandemic NBC 10 Philadelphia Outdoor clinics keep kids up to date on vaccines • NBC Affiliates Nationwide Outdoor clinics keep kids up to date on vaccines • MedpageToday COVID-19’s effect on primary care • WHYY It’s safe to seek care if you have a child health concern • WJXT - Jax
How COVID-19 Is Impacting Kids
Delaware Public Media CEO Dr. Larry Moss discusses child health issues during COVID • Yahoo News Questions to ask before any play date • Philadelphia Inquirer During COVID-19, obesity is a risk • Jacksonville Mom Keep your children reading, even the little ones • US News & World Report Curb risky play during pandemic
COVID-19 and Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)
Tech Innovation — Telehealth and Virtual Rounding
ENT Today Now is the time to ramp up telemedicine • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Nemours honored for telehealth engagement during COVID • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Intersystems helps Nemours scale up telehealth efforts • EHR Intelligence Ramping up telehealth during COVID • Health Tech Magazine Virtual rounding at Nemours • Bloomberg Law Privacy issues on health apps • Becker’s Hospital Review Pivot to telehealth during COVID-19 • Delawareonline/NewsJournal The pivot to telehealth, including remote rounding • Orlando Sentinel Surge in telemedicine • Healthcare IT News Leveraging technology during COVID-19 • Tech Target Leveraging technology during COVID-19 • Modern Healthcare
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Serves as a Delaware Alternate Care Site
On the Lighter Side
Parents Easing children's fear if they're going back to the classroom • Delaware State News Mental health concerns as schools consider re-opening • Delawareonline/News Journal Coping tips for parents • Delaware State News Soothing kids' anxiety • WDDE Helping kids through the pandemic • WHYY Enforced togetherness • ScaryMommy Blog Helping teens cope
Nemours Children’s Partners With the Community
News Journal Nemours tests paramedics for COVID • KYW 3 Philadelphia Nemours to Provide COVID-19 Testing to New Castle County Paramedics • NBC Philadelphia Longwood Gardens Donates PPE to Nemours • NBC 10 Philadelphia Nemours Redeploys Associates to "Army of Sewers" • 6 ABC Philadelphia Amish Community Donates Hand Sewn Masks to Nemours • Daily Local News Amish Community Donates Hand Sewn Masks to Nemours • delaware online Fire Companies show thanks to Nemours health care workers • WDEL Light Show in Support of Nemours front line workers • Orlando TV Orlando Police Salute Nemours workers