Primary Care Locations Resources

Caring for a child with any illness or injury can be overwhelming. To help you find answers to your questions and feel confident with the care you’re providing your child, we’ve created the following list of health resources. We hope they can help make this time in your family’s life a bit easier.

Here, we offer safety information about various injury-prevention topics. Explore them all and help keep your child safe.

MyDerm E-Visit is now available through the MyCHOP patient portal and app for CHOP primary care patients 4 weeks to 17 years old with non-urgent skin, hair or nail issues. Within two business days, a CHOP dermatologist will review your case, make treatment recommendations, prescribe medications if needed and let you know if a follow-up visit is necessary.

Coping During a Doctor’s Visit

Comfort position: Preschooler Side-sitting Position

Comfort positions are secure hugging holds that help your child feel safe and secure during medical procedures. Find several comfort positions that we often recommend for newborns, infants, toddlers and preschoolers.


Educational Materials


Insurance and Finances

What is co-insurance? An ancillary charge? Out-of-pocket expenses? Understanding these healthcare coverage keywords can make managing the financial aspects of your child’s care easier.


Vehicle Safety for Kids and Teens

These general guidelines can help you maintain proper car seat safety and choose the most appropriate car seat for your child.


Videos

Ready, Set, Prevent Video

A teenage athlete demonstrates warm up activities, dynamic stretching, strengthening and plyometrics for sports injury prevention.


Websites

The AAP is committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.

Find new tools for talking with children about sex, including: tips for improving communication skills, advice for parenting preteens and teens, and facts about sexual health topics.