We care about our patients and families, and want their experience at our hospital to be a good one. These programs were created with that goal in mind.
Injury Prevention and Safety Program
The Injury Prevention and Safety Program provides provides childproofing education following a preventable injury and car seat safety education, including car seat inspections and installations. The program provides car seats and other necessary safety items for families in financial or emergency need, including replacement car seats following a car accident and loaner seats for special healthcare needs. Our certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians provide services to patients during hospitalization and to the community by appointment. The Injury Prevention and Safety team is available to participate in community events and educate small groups. Learn more about the Injury Prevention and Safety Program
Child Life Program
The Child Life Program at WVU Medicine Children’s helps children and adolescents cope with the stress and uncertainty of illness, injury, disability, and hospitalization. Our Child Life specialists are highly trained professionals who support hospitalized children ranging in age from infants to teenagers with a variety of medical diagnoses. Learn more about the Child Life Program.
Perinatal and Pediatric Supportive Care Program
If your child faces a critical, life-limiting or life-threatening illness, our caring providers are here to provide support – not just for your child, but for your entire family. At WVU Medicine Children’s Supportive Care, our team, consisting of a physician, a nurse practitioner, and a nurse has made caring for children and families their life’s work. Learn more about the Perinatal and Pediatric Supportive Care Program.
Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Program
Medical transportation of children over substantial distances involves distinct challenges and requires specially trained teams of healthcare professionals. The WVU Medicine Children’s Transport Teams provides a state-of-the-art mobile intensive care unit for transport of critically ill pediatric and neonatal patients to WVU Medicine Children’s in Morgantown. Learn more about the Neonatal and Pediatric Transport Program.