Kids Health Matters
Archive: April, 2020
In the wake of the outbreak of COVID-19, we’ve heard countless stories about the brave medical professionals who are working on the frontlines of this crisis. Of course, it takes many individuals working in close concert with one another to make a hospital run, and it’s impossible to do any type of medical work that’s safe in an environment that isn’t sterile. In a time where handwashing and keeping things clean is very much top of mind, we thought it’d be good to consult the experts in such matters; the individuals who are keeping Gillette’s patients, families and staff members safe by keeping things clean.
Apr. 24, 2020
Kids Health Heroes
Kids Health Heroes is a series that highlights a few of the incredible individuals and community partners who are stepping forward to keep Gillette strong and resilient throughout this public health emergency. This post celebrates Gillette donor Michael Owens, local restaurants and caterers, and businesses donating masks. We thank all of our donors for their generous support, and invite you to join them with your contribution today.
Apr. 23, 2020
Neurology and Neurosurgery
Comfort, Convenience and Compassion: Virtual Care at Gillette
Many families and providers are taking advantage of the newly expanded virtual care appointment options at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare. During the “stay at home” orders due to COVID-19, Gillette continues to focus on ensuring families are safe and have access to our expert medical care.Pediatric neurologist, Randal Richardson, MD, is seeing patients via virtual care, when clinically appropriate, and he's excited about how technology makes it more convenient for his patients.
Apr. 20, 2020
The Doctor is in the House: Virtual Care During COVID-19
Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare is expanding its virtual care options to help our patients receive needed care as the “stay at home” orders are extended to help curb the spread of COVID-19.Our top priority is keeping you and your family safe. To help during this time, many Gillette providers are offering virtual appointments via video whenever possible and clinically appropriate.Gillette sleep medicine physician, John Garcia, MD, is busy seeing many of his patients via virtual care appointments.
Apr. 13, 2020
Gillette to Offer Virtual Appointments Whenever Clinically Appropriate
The outbreak of COVID-19 is an unprecedented crisis that has disrupted the lives, schedules and daily routines of millions across the globe. This is a difficult time and we know that our patients and families are going through many transitions simultaneously right now. At Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare, our number one goal is keeping you and your family safe. To help during this time, we’ll be offering virtual appointments via video whenever possible and clinically appropriate.
Apr. 9, 2020
Helping Kids Cope with COVID-19: Tips to Reduce Stress and Anxiety
Fear and anxiety about COVID-19 (the disease caused by the coronavirus) is causing stress for many adults and children. It’s important to know there are resources available to help you and your family cope. Information is power and Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare psychologist, Erin Tentis-Berglund,Phd, LP in consultation with members of the psychology team, answers some questions to provide information to help during this uncertain time.
Apr. 6, 2020