About Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness

A healthy kid is a happy kid. Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness provides resources to help you and your child build healthy habits. Established in 1991, the Office of Child Advocacy, now Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness, takes an active leadership role in teaching healthy habits for children including injury prevention and educating children and their families on healthy lifestyle choices. Advocacy and outreach educational programs are at the heart of the Norton Children’s mission.
Norton Children’s Prevention & Wellness is funded through donations to the Children’s Hospital Foundation. Our efforts are focused around:

  • Safety and injury prevention
  • Promoting healthy lifestyles
  • Key community partnerships
  • Government relations
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Why baby face masks are dangerous and how to protect young ones from coronavirus

Face masks can be dangerous for babies and toddlers under age 2, but there are steps you can take to protect the little ones from the coronavirus. Babies and toddlers have smaller airways, making breathing […]

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Safe baby sleep: What parents need to know

According to Safe Sleep Kentucky, the state’s infant mortality rate is almost double the national average. Safe sleep practices can reduce the risk of any infant dying. What do parents need to know about safe […]

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Prevent coronavirus spread: Don’t touch your face

Touching your face may be a habit you don’t realize you have. One study shows that a person can touch their face up to 23 times per hour. Norton Children’s wants every child to be […]

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Cover your cough to be a Super Kid: Cough into elbow

Coughing and sneezing can spread illness — everything from the common cold to COVID-19. Wearing a mask is just one part of being a Super Kid; covering your cough by coughing into your elbow is […]

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When should you wash your hands?

Washing your hands is the easiest way to keep yourself and others from getting sick. Think of it as a do-it-yourself vaccine: Hand hygiene helps prevent diarrhea, strep throat, the flu and many other illnesses […]

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Why baby face masks are dangerous and how to protect young ones from coronavirus

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Touching your face may be a habit you don’t realize you have. One study shows that a person can touch their face up to 23 times per hour. Norton Children’s wants every child to be […]

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