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Important updates from Boston Children's about COVID-19

Boston Children’s Hospital is working closely with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health by following their protocol. Since mid-January, our leadership team has been meeting multiple times a week to prepare for this scenario and to ensure that all protocols are followed. We are working around the clock to ensure the safety of our patients and the entire community during this unprecedented time.

If you have questions about COVID-19 and your upcoming appointment, please call your specialty clinic. If you are a Boston Children's patient or family member and you have questions general questions about COVID-19 please call our COVID-19 hotline at 855-281-5730 or 617-355-4200.

RecallThere is a recall of certain Metformin Extended Release 500mg and 750mg Tablets because some may contain an impurity called Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in amounts above the acceptable FDA level. Please ask your pharmacist about this recall if you use this product.

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#1, seven years in a row

Boston Children’s has been named the country’s #1 pediatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report, seven years running. This milestone is a testament to our fierce commitment to families, and the trust they place in us to deliver care when it matters most.

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Your feedback matters

We’re committed to better understanding and improving the experience at Boston Children’s Hospital. Your feedback helps us improve and provide the best care to all patients and families. Thank you for filling out our surveys!
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Best in Care

Did a staff member or volunteer make your family’s experience here at Boston Children’s Hospital better? Nominate them for a Best in Care award!

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Visit our Discoveries blog for all the latest stories and news

Discoveries is a one-stop hub for everything Boston Children’s. On Discoveries, you’ll find patient stories, research and innovation highlights, parenting tips, clinical updates, and news about our community.

Giving at Boston Children’s Hospital

Create a virtual fundraiser

Whether you’re looking for ideas to be active or connect with family and friends, anything you do can help the kids and families at Boston Children’s—even from home! Explore ways to stay busy or brighten someone's day with these virtual fundraising opportunities.

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Your gift to Boston Children’s Hospital helps treat the whole child, supports families, funds lifesaving research and helps us pursue our goal: to give all children a healthy future.
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Important Event Update

In light of the evolving COVID-19 news, we have postponed Yoga Reaches Out on April 26 to safeguard the health and well-being of everyone connected to the event and the general public. Our team is working to determine future event details.
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Boston Children's Hospital Virtual TourA virtual tour of Boston Children’s Hospital

Explore the Boston Children’s main campus through our panoramic tour and learn some interesting tips along the way. Take a look inside at any time to help navigate the hospital before you arrive.



Transforming tomorrow: Our expansion and renewal

With occupancy rates at near capacity and an increasing number of complex patients, our existing facilities are being enhanced and new facilities created to meet today’s needs.

Para nuestras familias que hablan español

Desde la preparación para ser hospitalizado o para una cita ambulatoria, hasta la transición de vuelta a casa, el personal de Boston Children's Hospital está comprometido a crear una experiencia positiva para toda la familia.

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Whether you have trained for years or recently started running, strength training is an important part of reducing your risk of injury. One of our injury prevention specialists, Sara Collins, demonstrates exercises you can do at home to build muscle strength and stability. Learn more:
Please join us in thanking the Walmart Associates who've already gone above and beyond raising critical funds for Boston Children's Hospital. The Associates pictured (from Plaistow, NH) have been hard at work asking customers for donations at the register. In addition to asking for donations, Kenny, an associate from the North Oxford, MA store raised $2K running between local Walmart stores. Head to your local Walmart thru 7/19 to support the campaign! Can't get to a store? Shop online and round-up your change for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Should you send your child to camp this summer? The decision is a very personal one, says Dr. Sheila Nolan, chief of pediatric infectious diseases for Boston Children’s Health Physicians. With #COVID19 concerns still prevalent, she says that each family will need to weigh the benefits and risks in order to decide what is best for their family:
We are proud to serve a broad and diverse patient population that often comes to us for answers they can't find anywhere else. This top ranking is a credit and a tribute to our extraordinary and deeply committed clinicians, researchers and so many others who dedicate every day to improving and advancing the health and well-being of all children.

Sandra L. Fenwick, CEO