UVA Children's: Pediatric primary & specialty care

UVA Children's and the Coronavirus

We've all had to make changes because of this pandemic. See what we're doing and how you can help.

Coming to UVA Children's

Before you come, see all the latest changes to parking, entrances, and appointments and services.

Pediatricians
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Our pediatricians work with families to ensure the physical, mental and emotional well-being of our young patients from birth to age 21.

Meet Our Pediatricians
At the Hospital
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Learn what to bring, what your child needs to pack, lodging options for you and your family so you can feel less stressed about your child’s visit.

Patient & Family Information
Child Life Program
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Our child life specialists help children and families cope with their healthcare experiences and ease their fears and confusion.

Child Life Services

Transferring to UVA for More Advanced Care

At 10-days-old, Violet had her first heart surgery in Norfolk. When it was time for her second surgery, she was transferred to UVA because she needed more advanced care. Hear what her parents and doctors are saying now. View Transcript.

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Support Kids in Our Community and Beyond

As a public hospital, UVA Children’s never turns families or patients away, even if they are unable to pay for their care. Along with helping with the needs of patients and their families, gifts from people just like you provide seed funding for essential research in childhood diseases right here at UVA. Any gift, no matter the size, makes a difference. 

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Newsroom

COVID-19: Antibody Testing to Reveal Extent of Infections Across Va.

UVA Health has partnered with the Virginia Department of Health and other hospitals around the state to determine how many Virginians have been…

Diet, Gut Microbes Affect Chemotherapy Outcomes

What we eat can affect the outcome of chemotherapy – and likely many other medical treatments – because of ripple effects that begin in our gut,…

A New Tool for Developing COVID-19 Treatments, Vaccines

Biomedical scientists working with COVID-19 have an important new resource to help them better understand the virus.

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Healthy Balance blog

Kids Asking Questions About Coronavirus? A Pediatrician Answers Them

Kids Asking Questions About Coronavirus? A Pediatrician Answers Them

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a challenging time for all of us. Your kids might be asking questions about the coronavirus. How do you…

Healthy Habits for Homeschooling During COVID-19

Healthy Habits for Homeschooling During COVID-19

Establishing daily healthy habits in your homeschooling schedule can add structure, fun and stress relief in your home life during the coronavirus…

Quarantine & Outbreak: How to Keep Your Kids Calm About Coronavirus

Quarantine & Outbreak: How to Keep Your Kids Calm About Coronavirus

Panic, stress, fear: Your kids have been exposed to all of this. What do you say? How do you keep your kids calm about coronavirus?

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