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Akron Children’s Hospital is taking steps to reduce the spread of COVID-19. We are:

  • Providing disposable surgical masks to all visitors and Akron Children’s employees upon entering a facility. We ask that patients and families wear masks while at any Akron Children's facility, except for kids under 2 or those with sensory issues.
  • Promoting social distancing in our facilities with signs and floor markings.   
  • Limiting visitors.

Hospital visits:

  • Up to 4 healthy adults may accompany patients in all hospital settings, except as noted below.
  • Visitors must be 18 or older unless the visitor is the parent/guardian of a patient.
  • Siblings and other children are not permitted.

Emergency Department:

  • Patients may now be accompanied by 2 visitors. 
  • All visitors must be 18 or older unless the visitor is the parent/guardian of a patient. 
  • Other children, including siblings, are not permitted.

Note that additional restrictions may apply in our intensive care units, the burn unit, maternal-fetal medicine and hematology/oncology floor.

Restrictions to Protect our Patients, Visitors and Employees

  • No weapons are allowed. Weapons including firearms, knives, and other dangerous items such as illegal drugs are not permitted, even if you have a concealed carry weapon permit. 
  • Perfume and scented products can cause breathing problems and allergic reactions. Please do not wear these products when visiting.
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And we have many more pediatric primary care providers in Northeast Ohio. You can meet some of them here.
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With virtual visits, you can see our pediatric experts from the comfort of home or wherever you are.
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We offer many ways to get pediatric care all over Northeast Ohio. Use this page to find the right kind of care and the most convenient location for you.