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CHKD patient Ian Balutis using the new rehab bike. Posted By: Elizabeth Simpson Earley
Wednesday, February 23, 2022

New Therapy Bike at CHKD Uses Electrical Pulses to Stimulate Muscles

A new exercise bike at CHKD called a functional electrical stimulation therapy bike is the newest piece of bioscience equipment at CHKD’s inpatient rehabilitation unit. Read full post>>

Red and blue ribbon in medical doctor's hand for Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Friday, February 4, 2022

Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week 2022

In this blog, learn the signs and symptoms of congenital heart defects and the services offered for patients of all ages at the CHKD Heart Center. Read full post>>

CHKD Staff Preparing for Employee Vaccination Event Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Thursday, January 6, 2022

A Look Back at CHKD’s Most Memorable Moments in 2021

As we enter the new year and reflect on the last, here’s a quick look at some of the most memorable things that happened at CHKD in 2021. Read full post>>

Sidney Garrett working in CHKD's NICU. Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

A Sickle Cell Warrior’s Journey: Patient to Nurse

Sickle cell warrior Sidney Garrett grew up as a patient at CHKD. Sidney, now a nurse in our NICU, tells her story for National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Read full post>>

Childhood cancer patient at CHKD reaching for the camera. Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Childhood Cancer: Know the Facts

September is childhood cancer awareness month, and while survival rates for pediatric cancer have significantly improved, more research still needs to be done. Read full post>>

Dr. Ann Kuhn with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine and Community Leaders Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

CHKD’s Trauma Program Receives VHHA Grant to Help Children Injured by Violence

In an effort to break the cycle of violence in our community, CHKD’s trauma program was awarded a grant to help children and families affected by gun violence. Read full post>>