CHOC Children's Kids Health | May 2020
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Pediatric multisystem inflammatory disorder (PIMS)

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C): What parents should know

MIS-C is a condition where different body parts become inflamed, and many children with MIS-C have previously been diagnosed with or exposed to COVID-19. Scientists are still studying the correlation, but this Q&A with a CHOC pediatric infectious disease specialist answers parents’ most common MIS-C questions.

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Maintain your child's vaccination schedule

Why maintaining your child's vaccination schedule is more important than ever

Getting vaccinated on time is essential. Although we have COVID-19 to contend with, all the diseases that we can prevent easily with vaccines are still a threat. Diseases like whooping cough and measles are ready to emerge at any time we don’t maintain herd immunity.

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What to expect at your telehealth appointment

What to expect at your first telehealth appointment

Kids still need check-ups and access to specialty care. Your doctor may decide your visit can be conducted virtually. New to telehealth? This guide will walk you through what to expect at your first telehealth appointment.

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Psychological effects of teens

How to help your teen cope with psychological effects of missing important milestones

Many teens are dealing with the emotions of missing milestones and rites of passage, like graduation and prom. A psychologist offers advice on how parents can help teens navigate these disappointments.

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Donate blood plasma

Donating blood plasma

If you have been diagnosed with and recovered from COVID-19, donating your blood plasma at CHOC Children’s could help someone in your community fighting COVID-19.

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