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Health and Safety Resources

Having access to the right information is key to being proactive about your child's health and safety. Here you can research and review medical conditions, treatment recommendations, first aid tips and more.

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Resources for families about shooting tragedies

In response to the recent shooting after the victory parade, our Developmental & Behavioral Health team has put together some resources to help families.

Learn about some medications commonly used to treat children that are in short supply, including Tamiflu, amoxicillin and some over-the-counter medications.

Children’s Mercy is taking all precautions to protect our patients, visitors and staff from COVID-19.

Children's Mercy Kansas City understands the importance of all children having the experience of camping and is providing the following list as a resource for camping options.

Children's Mercy offers CPR courses for the general public, as well as specialized training for health care providers in the community.

Learn about the hospital's emergency preparedness plan and get information about being prepared at home.

Access thousands of articles for information about your child's health.

Learn about the importance of preteen boys and girls receiving the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

The recall of powered infant formula applies to certain products, including Similac, Alimentum and EleCare manufactured in Sturgis, Michigan by Abbott.

Access Lorestry, a free digital tool for parents and other caregivers to create a timeline of their child’s life, experiences, and early development.

The Children's Mercy Nurse Advice Line is available to answer your questions 24/7 when your child is sick or injured and your primary care provider is not available.

24/7 Nurse Advice Line

When your child is sick or injured and your primary care provider is not available, call (816) 234-3188 for advice from the Children's Mercy Nurse Advice Line. We are available to answer your questions 24/7.

Pediatric Pandemic Network

Children's Mercy Kansas City is a member of the Pediatric Pandemic Network, a network that strives to coordinate, prepare, and enable high-quality, equitable, research-based pediatric care in emergencies, disasters and pandemics. The Pediatric Pandemic Network is supported in part by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).