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PICU expansion keeps children safe in its first year

Carle Health is caring for some of the region’s sickest children at Carle Foundation Hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), which opened June 1, 2020.

Rare COVID syndrome can have drastic consequences if ignored

Rare childhood syndrome caused by COVID-19 infection can harm children if untreated.

Follow these steps to safely resume playing sports following a COVID-19 infection

After a COVID-19 infection, an athlete should only return to sports practices under the supervision of their healthcare provider. Carle Sports Medicine offers steps to safely resume play.

Comforting young patients during the holidays

Child Life Specialists at Carle normalize life as much as possible even for children who find themselves in a hospital during the holiday season.

Children have a new, local option for eye health

Carle Eye department is excited to welcome pediatric ophthalmology back to the community with the addition of Saba Alniemi, MD, Ophthalmology. Children will now have more access to better eye health right in their own back yard.

Tricks to keep your kids and family safe this Halloween

When planning to host or attend a celebration, you should assess current COVID-19 levels in your community to determine whether to postpone, cancel or limit the number of attendees.

Region’s first pediatric critical care ambulance a ‘game changer’

When seconds count, parents expect the best care for their children. One patient's family said that Arrow Ambulance's newly licensed Critical Care Transport for children turned a negative situation into a positive experience.

Carle announces community-based specialty asthma clinic for underserved children

Funding provided by donations made in honor of retired Carle Pediatrician will expand offerings on Carle Mobile Health Clinic.

New Primary Care Clinic in Olney opens August 31

New clinic offers comprehensive services from local providers in visible, convenient location off Route 130 in Olney.

Mobile Health Clinic brings care directly to young students getting ready for back to school

The Carle mobile team works with local school districts to provide immunizations and physicals.

Carle Community Flu Clinics Kick Off Sept. 26

Area’s largest flu clinic will protect thousands at new locations

Preparing for school takes on new meaning amid COVID-19

Follow basic hand hygiene to help keep children healthy. Parents tackle back-to-school plans. Pediatricians can help you prepare your child.

Exceptional career leaves lasting ECHOs

Hearing pioneer Dr. Michael Novak retiring follow annual Carle Auditory Oral School (CAOS) graduation to celebrate children’s progress and successes.

Safely visiting friends and family

The more people you see and for longer periods pose the most risk for the spread of germs this summer.

A mother follows her intuition

Kaitlyn Sanders’ youngest son had a lingering cough, and he wasn’t acting like himself, so she and her fiancé took him to Carle’s Emergency Department.

Keeping your family healthy during COVID-19

With the current stay at home order in place, keeping your family healthy can be a bit more challenging. Hear are a few suggestions.

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