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The ABC’s of CMN: “C” is for COVID-19

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN) at UC Davis Children’s Hospital is going back to basics in 2020 … despite the unprecedented and complicated events across the globe. “The ABC’s of CMN” series continues after a CORONAVIRUS detour! Join us we resume our journey through the alphabet, illustrating how children and families in our 33-county service area benefit from the CMN affiliation.

The ABC’s of CMN: “C” is for COVID-19.

When the pandemic hit, many were stopped in their tracks. But not Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UC Davis Children’s Hospital.

As part of a world-class university system like University of California, Davis, experts at UC Davis Health & UC Davis tackled COVID-19 head on, including how this virus affects children. From causing illness in children similar to Kawasaki disease to Neonatal Resuscitation and Postresuscitation Care of Infants Born to Mothers with Suspected or Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 Infection, our pediatric experts made it a priority to learn more about CORONAVIRUS. How? Research.

Little boy in medical mask hugging crop mother and looking at camera during coronavirus outbreak

Funds for research are an important part of the mission to improve and save the lives of as many children as possible. Each year, CMN at UC Davis supports grant funding that is typically 25 percent annual projects and 75 percent strategic initiatives which support a full range of children’s services including education, clinical care and research.

Want to know more about CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) and kids? Additional parent resources can be found here.