Kids Health Matters
Archive: March, 2020
During this time of isolation, everyone is looking for ways to stay in touch with the people and causes they care about. In the weeks ahead, we’ll be exploring new ways to connect with one another while also staying safe. Learn five easy ways you can support Gillette and create community together, from a distance.
Mar. 26, 2020
COVID-19 – Staying Safe Without Going Stir-Crazy
Many of us will be spending more time at home during the outbreak of COVID-19 (the disease caused by coronavirus), and for those with young children, you may have to get a bit creative to keep them entertained during this time. To try to help, we sat down with the Child and Family Services Team at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare to get some tips on ways you can practice proper social distancing, stay home and safe without going completely stir-crazy in the coming weeks.
Mar. 19, 2020
Safety and Wellness
The COVID-19 outbreak poses new concerns, especially for children who have complex medical conditions. Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare complex care pediatrician, Art Beisang, MD answers some frequently asked questions (FAQ) from parents concerned about caring for a child who has special medical needs.
Mar. 17, 2020
COVID-19 Message to Gillette Families
Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is doing all we can to ensure the safety and health of our patients and will continue to provide updates as new information regarding COVID-19 emerges.
Mar. 16, 2020
COVID-19: Tips on Prevention
You’ve likely been hearing quite a bit about COVID-19—or coronavirus—in the news lately. Our medical staff at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare wants to help our patients and families better understand COVID-19 and how to stay healthy and prevent the spread of the illness.
Mar. 6, 2020
Joe Carr is part of Gillette’s Generation CAN
Joe Carr is an excellent example of what Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare calls “Generation CAN.”The 16-year-old Richfield High School junior is active on social media, plays several sports, continually cracks jokes and is a generous fundraiser for Gillette. Doctors at Gillette diagnosed Joe as having spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy when he was 3 years old. Joe and his family have a long history with Gillette and credit the expert medical care he’s received as one of the reasons why he’s never put any limits on what he can achieve.
Mar. 6, 2020