Safety and Prevention
Quiz: Reasons to Call the Drug & Poison Information Center
No one intends for an accident to happen! Keep the Drug & Poison Info Center number handy to save time in an emergency. Our poison prevention specialists can help you decide next steps to take when there is an accidental exposure. Review this quiz to see the types of questions our call center typically answers.
COVID-19 Home Test Kit Dangers: What Parents Need to Know
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the U.S. government expanded efforts to increase at-home COVID testing. In January 2022 it was announced that every home is eligible to order free at-home
Winter Sports Injuries: What You Need to Know
These safety tips can help protect your kids from common winter sports injuries associated with skiing, snowboarding and sledding.
Cold Weather Car Safety Seat Reminders
How To Prepare Kids For Receiving The COVID-19 Vaccine
With the COVID-19 vaccine now available for kids ages 5-11, parents everywhere are scheduling vaccine appointments for their children. In kids these ages, we see a wide variety of responses
Avoiding Harmful Exposures: Halloween Safety Tips
By following these safety tips, parents can help prevent Halloween-related exposures and injuries, and be prepared in case of an emergency.
6 RSV FAQs
Learn more about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and get answers to the six most commonly asked questions by parents, including when to contact your child's doctor.
School Bus Safety – Avoid the Danger Zone
Teach your child how to stay safe around school buses this school year.
如何重新ad A Sunscreen Label
There are so many sunscreens on the market! Learn how to read the label and choose the right one for your family with the following tips.
Swimmer’s Ear: Your Questions Answered
Swimmer’s ear can occur any time of the year, but often shows up in the summer. Read about the symptoms of swimmer's ear and ways to treat and prevent it.
Fireworks Safety Tips
While watching the professionals is the safest option for enjoying fireworks, you can help prevent at-home fireworks injuries by following these safety tips
Parents: talk to your kids about the Benadryl challenge
The Benadryl challenge is the newest social media game which can be quite dangerous, and potentially fatal. What is it? The Benadryl challenge is something many kids first saw on
11 Tips for Pool Safety
It is important to educate your kids on swimming safety. Get started by reading these 11 pool safety tips from Cincinnati Children's.
Is Caffeine Safe for Young Kids?
Parents often ask if caffeine is safe for young kids. The reality is that there is limited information about the long-term use and safety. Read about the top concerns with young kids consuming caffeine.
What Parents Need to Know About Hand Sanitizers in 2020
With new hand sanitizer products hitting the market in 2020, new concerns have arisen as well. Read what parents need to know about them.
5 Things Parents Need to Know About Melatonin Use in Kids
Top 5 Summer Safety Tips for Families
Even though this summer may look a little different than originally planned, we have to imagine that it will still include a lot of outdoor time! In addition to COVID-19 precautions, keep these summer safety tips in mind when venturing out.
What Parents Can Do When They’re Stressed During COVID-19
Even the most calm and collected parent can be feeling overwhelmed right now! Read a child psychologist's coping tools for parents who may be feeling stressed during COVID-19.
COVID-19 UPDATE: Location Closures and Screening at Burnet Campus
Updates for patients and families about measures Cincinnati Children's is taking to keep patients, families and staff safe during the COVID-19 outbreak.