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Connecticut Children’s Awarded Grant to Study Behavioral Pain Intervention for Children with Sickle Cell Disease

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has been awarded a $38,000 grant from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to fund the project titled “Evaluation of Web-Based Management of Adolescent Pain (WebMAP) in Youth with Sickle Cell Disease.”

February 28, 2013  

UConn HuskyTHON Raises a Record-Setting $343,416 for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Students, patients and families moved and grooved to music for 18 consecutive hours over the weekend, raising $343,416 for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center during the University of Connecticut’s 14th annual HuskyTHON dance marathon. 

February 17, 2013  

Free Pancakes at IHOP on Tuesday, February 5 to Stack Up Support for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

On Tuesday, February 5, IHOP restaurants will once again offer each guest a free short stack of their famous buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day. 

February 4, 2013  

80 Students and 130 Cigna Employees Volunteer to Demonstrate Support for 100 Hospitalized Children at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

On January 30, students from Burns Latino Studies Academy will team up with employee volunteers from Cigna to decorate 100 SoaringQuilts® and 100 SoaringPillows® with inspirational messages and artwork to donate to pediatric patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. 

January 30, 2013  

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Institutes New Visitation Policy for Flu Season

In order to provide the greatest protection for its patients, families, employees and visitors, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has made a temporary change to its visitation policy: Until further notice, no one under the age of 14 will be permitted to visit inpatient care units at its locations in Hartford and Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury. 

January 14, 2013  

Injury Prevention Center at Connecticut Children’s Study Highlights Issue of the Misuse of Child Safety Seats

The Injury Prevention Center (IPC) at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center has released a new study, “Wishful thinking: Safe transportation of newborns at hospital discharge,” that examines the parent’s use and installation of child safety seats at newborn discharge.

December 27, 2012  

Connecticut State Police Delivers Toys and Support by the Truckload to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

On December 18, the Connecticut State Police Troop H, along with Ambulance Service of Manchester and Aetna Ambulance, delivered more than 60,000 toys and an $18,000 check to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center as a result of the 16th annual Connecticut State Police Troop H toy drive.

December 21, 2012  

Give Us a Hand: Turn In a Gun

Each year, hundreds of crimes and accidental injuries occur in Connecticut as a result of the misuse of handguns.  For the third year, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford Hospital, and Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center collaborated with the City of Hartford, Hartford Police Department, and the Hartford State’s Attorney’s Office to help get guns off the streets

December 1, 2012  

Connecticut Children’s Flu Prevention Campaign Closes; 100-Percent of Employees Now in Compliance

As part of its commitment to quality and patient safety, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center successfully completed the second annual “Take Your Best Shot” employee flu prevention campaign with 100-percent of employees now in compliance.

November 30, 2012  

Families to Gather for Tea-rrific Time and Offer Toys to Support Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

On Saturday, December 1, families will have an opportunity to dress in their holiday best for an event sure to delight kids young and old. The 4th Annual Teddy Bear Tea at MAX Downtown will offer the ultimate tea party from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., while also allowing guests an opportunity to give back to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

November 27, 2012  
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