Due to an increase of the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
and the seasonal flu, Children’s Hospital Central California has implemented its annual visitation restrictions. This is for the safety of patients, visitors and staff. Read more
In 1958, Valley Children’s Hospital performed its first open-heart surgery. Now, Children’s Hospital Central California was the first hospital in the valley to perform heart valve replacement without open-heart surgery.Read more.
Patient safety is the top priority at Children’s Hospital Central California. In a continuing effort to ensure no child suffers a cardiopulmonary arrest, or code, we added another tool to identify when a hospitalized child’s health is severely weakening. Read more about Condition Help.
Perinatologists at the Maternal Fetal Center at Children's Hospital became the first in the region to offer a new blood test for expectant moms. Given at 10 to 20 weeks’ gestation, the cell-free fetal DNA test identifies chromosomal abnormalities. Read more.