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Due to a measles case in the community, please call before coming to Seattle Children’s if you or your child has potential measles symptoms.


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Child Health and Safety

Parents and caregivers want their kids and teens to be as safe and healthy as possible. We can help with that. Find mental health resources, car seat information, ways to keep your home safe, seasonal injury prevention tips, classes and more. We’re grateful to be a partner on your parenting journey.

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Mental Health

Visit our mental health resource hub to learn about mental health warning signs, how to support your child, how to find appropriate care and more.

In the wake of recent international events, check out the following tips for helping your child feel safe, recognizing when they are having trouble coping with their stress, and how to be a good role model.

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Viruses, Vaccines and Treatments

Learn about common viruses, how to keep your family well and how to help your child or teen if they do get sick.

During fall, winter and early spring, illnesses like fluRSVCOVID-19 and colds are easily passed from person to person. This time of year is often called viral season, and it starts when temperatures cool and people spend more time inside in close contact.

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Car Seat Safety

Children are safest in the car when they use the correct safety seat based on their height and weight and the seat is properly installed. Use our car seat safety tips or visit us at a free car seat safety check to keep your kids safe in the car.

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We offer classes for kids, parents and the community on a variety of topics including babysitting, puberty, mental health and autism.

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Check out all the health and safety blog posts on Seattle Children's On the Pulse blog.

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