Akron Children’s Quick Care OnlineTM virtual health care service is giving patients and families convenient access to care for common childhood ailments. From the comfort of home or on-the-go, Quick Care Online connects parents to Akron Children’s pediatric providers for virtual visits using voice and video through a compatible mobile phone, tablet or computer from 8 […]
Part 2: Is the COVID-19 vaccine our shot to getting back to some normalcy?
Dr. Rob McGregor, the hospital’s chief medical officer, sheds light on what the COVID-19 vaccinations mean for families, who they protect and whether getting our lives back is on the horizon. Should teens get the vaccine? Yes. The vaccine is much safer than COVID-19. With the vaccine, kids risk short-term side effects. Without the vaccine, […]
Is this our shot to getting back to some normalcy?
Earlier this month, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced the state of Ohio would lower the eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to all children 16 and older on Monday, March 29. With almost 15% of the population fully vaccinated and nearly 25% with at least one shot — and the numbers climbing daily — is this our […]
Meet Dr. Rob McGregor, Chief Medical Officer
A retired marathoner and former resident of Philadelphia, Dr. Rob McGregor, the hospital’s chief medical officer (CMO), has run the 72 steps leading up to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, otherwise known as the “Rocky” steps, on multiple occasions. Although his joints can’t take that kind of pounding anymore, he is an avid cyclist and […]