Cook Children's Explains Its Canceling Of Elective Surgeries Due To Spike In COVID-19 CasesCook Children's hospital leaders say for the past month, they've been evaluating elective surgeries on a case-by-case basis and rescheduling as needed.
Cook Children’s Halts Elective Surgeries Due To Staff, Bed Shortages During COVID-19 Surge"We’re taking this extraordinary step to utilize Cook Children’s perioperative RNs in other areas of the hospital, including ICUs," the hospital said in a news release.
Too Many Children Rushed To ER For Non-Emergencies, Cook Children's In Fort Worth SaysOn Tuesday, August 17, staff saw 361 children in the emergency department. Almost half turned out to be less urgent or non-emergencies.
3 Children Drown In North Texas This Week, Concerns Arise Over Summer UptickNorth Texas health officials are working to make swimming education more accessible to families amid concerns of a summer uptick in child drownings.
Texas Hospital Turns To Courts Again In Fight Over Life Support For 2-Year-Old Tinslee LewisA North Texas hospital is turning to a state appeals court in hopes of overturning a ruling that has had a now 2-year-old -- who doctors say experiences excruciating pain that cannot be relieved -- on life support for most of her life.
Suicide New Leading Cause Of Traumatic Death For Young Patients At One North Texas HospitalSuicide surpassed car wrecks and child abuse as the leading cause of traumatic death in 2020 at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth.
Cook Children's Medical Center Relaxing Visitation Policy, Allowing 2nd Primary Caregiver InsideCook Children’s will still require masks to be worn by employees and anyone over the age of 2 entering Cook Children’s locations.
North Texas Teen Hopes Donations Can Help Patients At Cook Children's Through Writing“My biggest hope is that these kids are able to utilize these journals the best way possible, and see the great benefits that I’ve seen in journaling,” Mia Donato said.
Young Texas Leukemia Patient Aiden Yielding Continues To Spread Joy As 'Santa's Sidekick'Despite all his Leukemia treatments, Aiden Yielding hasn't stopped finding a way to bring a smile to people's faces. Now he's spreading joy to other hospital patients by giving Santa a helping hand this Christmas.
'It's An Emotional Day': Fort Worth's Cook Children’s Administers First Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To 30 Frontline WorkersThursday's vaccination of frontline staff was considered a “soft launch” ahead of the full COVID-19 employee vaccination clinic, which is set to launch at 5 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 18.
17-Year-Old Boy Dies Of COVID-19 In Fort Worth HospitalAccording to a Tarrant County spokesperson, the teenaged boy is the youngest person in the county to die of COVID-19.
Texas Infant With Injection Marks And Heroin In System Dies In Fort Worth HospitalA 2-month-old girl who tested positive for heroin after being found unresponsive with injection marks at a West Texas home over the weekend has died, police said Thursday.
Now Hiring: Cook Children's Medical Center Looking For 150 New EmployeesCook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth is on hiring blitz and they are looking to hire 150 new people.
Cook Children’s Sees Highest Number Of COVID Patients Since Pandemic Began, Will Restrict Inpatient VisitationWith the rise in local COVID-19 cases, Cook Children’s Medical Center is changing its inpatient visitor policy to reduce the risk of transmitting the virus on campus.
Cook Children’s Admits 'Alarming Rate' Of Suicidal Patients: Some As Young As 4, Mostly GirlsAt Cook Children’s, the vast majority of patients treated for self-harming are girls, typically between the ages of 13 and 15.