COVID-19 hotline available for parents to ask questions

Norton Children’s has a hotline for parents who have questions about their child and the coronavirus/COVID-19. Parents can call the hotline with general questions or speak with a nurse if their child is experiencing symptoms […]

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COVID-19 stresses could lead to more child abuse, but families can reduce risks

Families having to face financial, emotional and other stresses — combined with long periods of time isolated at home with a lack of structure during the COVID-19 pandemic — can lead to potentially dangerous situations […]

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Norton Children’s Medical Associates offices are still open

The 24 offices of Norton Children’s Medical Associates, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, are keeping their normal hours for patients who need to see a pediatrician and meet either of the following criteria: […]

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Su preocupa que mi hijo pueda tener coronavirus/COVID-19. ¿Qué debo hacer?

Aunque los casos de coronavirus/COVID-19 han sido confirmados principalmente en adultos, los niños aún son susceptibles al virus. Norton Children’s Hospital recibe muchas llamadas de padres y cuidadores preocupados. Si le preocupa que su hijo […]

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Kentucky child abuse rate highest in U.S. for 2nd year

For the second year in a row, Kentucky had the highest child abuse rate in the country — and it’s not even close. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children’s Bureau “Child Maltreatment […]

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COVID-19: Implications for children and adults with congenital heart disease

We do not currently have a lot of information about COVID-19 infection in children and adults with congenital heart disease and outcomes. However, based on what is known, we think some patients may be at […]

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COVID-19 and kids: The latest on what parents need to know

Kentucky is starting to see some cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in kids. While the virus appears to be — for the most part — less severe for children, many parents are showing concern. Kristina […]

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Norton Healthcare has a no-visitor policy, with few exceptions

No-visitor policy To keep our patients and team members safe, we now have a no-visitor policy with few exceptions until further notice. This is a proactive measure to reduce the spread of COVID-19. All Norton [...]

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How to manage your kids’ anxiety over COVID-19

Amid the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, children may worry about getting sick or how the disease may affect their loved ones. Parents and guardians play an important role in helping children process what is happening and relieving […]

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COVID-19 tips from the mom of a child with cystic fibrosis

My household is no stranger to germ precautions. My 2-year-old daughter, Hazel, has cystic fibrosis, which means she is at a greater risk of getting lung infections because of the thick, sticky mucus that builds […]

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WKU student will dance to raise money in honor of her little nephew

Molly Bostic will soon be dancing in honor of her 18-month-old nephew who has undergone two heart surgeries at Norton Children’s Hospital. His first lifesaving surgery took place when he was just 3 days old. […]

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I’m worried my child might have coronavirus/COVID-19. What should I do?

Though coronavirus/COVID-19 cases have been confirmed mostly in adults, kids are still susceptible to the virus. Norton Children’s Hospital is receiving many calls from concerned parents and caregivers. If you’re concerned your child might have […]

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