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General Health Information

Children are not little adults and it is important to learn how to take care of your child's growing body from teeth to toes.

Do you think your child may be sick? Explore the information below about common childhood aches, pains, and illnesses.

General Health Features

Seasonal Allergies

Dayton is a hot spot for allergies this time of year. Learn the signs and symptoms of seasonal allergies and the best treatment options for kids


With the hot summer weather it is important to make sure kids stay hydrated.

Did you know that proper hand washing is the best way to keep from getting sick? Here's how to teach this all-important habit to your kids.


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Visit the Dr. Mom Squad blog to join in the conversation with our experts! You will hear from four local women who have two big things in common; they are all doctors and they are all moms!

Kohl's Cares® Merchandise

Every season, Kohl's offers special items for sale with all profits donated to children's hospitals – including Dayton Children’s. You can view the entire collection of stuffed animals, books and much more at Kohl's Cares® Merchandise.

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Upcoming Events

Jingle Bell Run/Walk is a fun, festive event for the whole family! Put on your reindeer antlers and your running shoes and come join us for some holiday cheer.

Join us for a special night with an all-star line-up of country music acts performing to benefit the hospital!

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Your child's health and safety is our top priority


The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815