With a major winter storm causing freezing temperatures, Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital wants parents to take extra precautions to protect children from harm caused by extremely cold weather. “Children may be so excited about playing that they don’t want to come inside,” said pediatric intensivist Jason Peck, M.D.
Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital and the American Academy of Pediatrics share these tips:
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Palmetto Health Children's Hospital is South Carolina’s first children's hospital and has more than 150,000 children’s visits each year. It offers more than 30 subspecialties to meet the unique health care needs of children and has central South Carolina's only Children’s Emergency Center. With more than 350 professionals who work exclusively with children, Palmetto Health Children's Hospital has a team of highly skilled and trained experts unmatched by any hospital in the Midlands. Palmetto Health Children's Hospital is the place to go for children's medical care, because the best care matters.