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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Earns HAP Achievement Award

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) announced today that it has earned an Achievement Award from The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) in the category of “Community Champion.” The winning program, CHOP’s CAPP+ Home Repairs Program, was among twelve projects selected from 131 submissions. Winning projects were chosen for their demonstration of exceptional work and innovation in community health projects; quality improvement efforts; and operational efficiencies.

Beware of Carbon Monoxide Poison Dangers After Storms, Says The Poison Control Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

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The Poison Control Center at CHOP reminds the greater Philadelphia region of the hazards of carbon monoxide (CO), a compound that is especially dangerous during weather emergencies and power outages. Since Hurricane Isaias came through our region on Tuesday, the Center has received almost two dozen calls from both families and other medical professionals about CO poisoning due to improper use of gas-powered generators.

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