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Resources To Prevent Food Poisoning


Thanksgiving is a time for visiting others and indulging in those warm comfort foods, so the Injury Prevention Department at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC reminds you to stay safe while visiting family and friends this holiday season. Here are some quick tips from the American Association of Poison Control Centers: • Save the… Read more »

Taking Aim Against the Flu


Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is part of a nationwide effort aimed at reducing vaccine-preventable diseases — starting with the flu. In September, Children’s Hospital received a $5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to become a New Vaccine Surveillance Network (NVSN) site. We join a select group of… Read more »

Flu Vaccine for Children


As physicians here at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, we are working to protect all kids from the flu and helping to make getting  flu shots easier for kids. Here are some frequently asked questions to learn more about the flu vaccine this year. Which flu vaccine should my child get this year? In June,… Read more »

Pittsburgh Steelers Rookie Class Visit – Snapchat Story


Check out our Snapchat story as the 2016 Pittsburgh Steelers rookie class visited patients and families at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. The Eat’n Park Atrium was transformed into a pep rally, with crafts, game stations and activities for patients and players to participate in together.

Final Day of Radiothon – Snapchat Story


Check out our Snapchat story of the final day of the 9th Annual DVE Rocks for Children’s Radiothon! The total raised over the three days was over $605,000!