June 2024


CHKD Spotlight


CHKD Outpatient Pharmacy

Did you know that CHKD has a full-service outpatient pharmacy on the first floor of the main hospital? CHKD Outpatient Pharmacy is available to provide for the prescription needs of adults and children in our community. Learn more about available services below.

Full-Service Retail Pharmacy Providing:

  • New prescriptions for patients, families, and staff along with adults and children in the community.
  • Patient discharge prescriptions.
  • Prescription refills, with easy online ordering available.

Compounding and Specialty Pharmacy Services

  • Improve medication taste with kid-friendly flavoring.
  • Formulate medications free of allergens or dyes.
  • Create diet-specific formulations to improve care.
  • Consultation with the prescribing physician to adjust dosages or formulations to address specific needs.
  • Assistance with high-cost or difficult-to-obtain medications.

Vaccine Administration

  • Offering vaccine administration as allowable by the Virginia Board of Pharmacy.
  • Routine and seasonal vaccines.
  • Special vaccines recommended for travel.
  • Vaccine availability may be limited. If you are in need of a specific vaccine, call us first.

Safe Drug Disposal

  • Return your unused or expired medications in the big green bin inside our pharmacy labeled “Safe Drug Disposal.”

CHKD Outpatient Pharmacy also offers free home delivery! Call (757) 668-6337 to learn more about this service and availability. For those who prefer to pick up, quick pick-up spots are available in front of the hospital.


Physician Education and Announcements


Measles Guidance from CHKD

Cases of measles continue to rise globally and in the US. To help prevent the spread of this highly contagious illness, we're sharing our internal measles communication in case it is helpful for your practice. Click here to read more.


CHKD Recognized as National Gold Certified Safe Sleep Hospital

Through the hard work of the Hospital Safe Sleep Committee, CHKD is now a National Gold Certified Safe Sleep Hospital—the highest certification available! This certification took several years of collaboration, policy changes, and perseverance. It demonstrates CHKDHS's commitment to excellence in infant care and safe sleep environments at our facilities and throughout the community.

Join us in promoting safe sleep for infants by giving this safe sleep handout to patient families.


17th Annual Don Lewis Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine Update for Primary Care

When: Thursday, June 13, 2024, 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Lester Hall, Eastern Virginia Medical School, 651 Colley Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23507

After attending this conference, healthcare professionals who care for young athletes will be able to evaluate, diagnose, and manage injuries in the pediatric and adolescent athlete, as well as apply hands-on techniques for treatment of sports injuries.
Register Now


Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Presentation

CHKD Rheumatologist Carlene Samuel, MD, will be giving a presentation in partnership with the Tidewater Pediatric Society.

When: Wednesday, June 5, 2024, 5:30 p.m.
Where: The Butcher’s Son, 1556 Laskin Road #134, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Email Sara.Manalakos@us.nestle.com to RSVP by Wednesday, May 29.


Pediatric Grand Rounds

Pediatric grand rounds, sponsored by EVMS continuing medical education, are offered weekly to faculty, community faculty, residents, medical students, and other healthcare professionals. Come and learn about various topics led by local and national clinical experts. All participants receive 1 AMA PRA Category 1 credit for attending.

Click here to see the list of upcoming topics.


Resources for Patients and Families


HOPE: Positive Childhood Experiences and Play

Monday, June 3, 12:30-1 p.m. - Virtual
This webinar will not be recorded.

Children and Stress

Wednesday, June 6, 6:30-7:30 p.m. - Virtual
This webinar will not be recorded. You must attend live to participate and to receive a certificate.