Inside Children's Hospital

At Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, we're always learning, growing and exploring in our effort to deliver the highest quality, compassionate, family-centered care. Here's what's happening now.

Navigating Sick Season

Frequent illness is a normal part of childhood. Focus on what you can control and use these tips to help navigate the inevitable illnesses that circulate every year.

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Measles Update

Get information about the latest measles outbreak, how to protect your kids, and the safety of the MMR vaccine.

2023-2024 us news honor roll

CHOP Again Ranked Among the Best, No. 1 in the Mid-Atlantic Region

For the 17th straight year, we’ve been recognized as an elite pediatric hospital by U.S. News & World Report.

FDA Approves First CRISPR-Based Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease

FDA Approves Two Gene Therapies for Sickle Cell Disease

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first two gene therapies for the treatment of sickle cell disease. 

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Medicaid and CHIP Renewals Are Now Required

As of April 1, 2023, families covered by these Pennsylvania health insurance plans need to submit a renewal when it is due.

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When to Worry About RSV

Advice from pediatricians about RSV in children, how you can treat your baby’s RSV at home, and when to go to the hospital.

National Shortage of RSV Medication Beyfortus

How CHOP is responding to the national RSV medication shortage and keeping your baby safe.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest: How You Could Save a Life

You could save a life by learning the warning signs of sudden cardiac arrest and how to take action.

Right Care, Right Place

The following information can help you determine the best place to seek care when your child is sick or injured.

Visitor Guidelines

Please read the visitor guidelines carefully before visiting any CHOP location. Thank you for helping keep our patients, families and staff safe.

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Find Care, Close to Home

From Lancaster County to the Jersey Shore, you'll find Children's Hospital pediatricians and specialists nearby.

International Patient?

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Contact a Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Global Care Coordinator today.

+1-267-426-6298 or

Children's Hospital is a Charity

CHOP never stops working towards breakthroughs and we need your ongoing support.