Tag - Children’s Hospital of Georgia

Superheroes avenge illness

By Shellie Smitley Special to Jagwire Superman, the Hulk and some of their caped crusading friends can be spotted at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, not only visiting sick children, but also working on a top-secret project. “It is such a...

6 tricks to keep Halloween a treat

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The trick to making Halloween a treat is being prepared, experts say. “The number one rule is plan, plan, plan,” says Carla Allen, a senior staff nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Children’s Hospital of Georgia and an...

HCCU seeking votes to win $25,000 for CHOG

Health Center Credit Union is proud to be taking part in the “Share the Love” campaign through “Love My Credit Union Rewards,” but they need your help to potentially win $25,000 for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. “Share the Love” is...

Spread the Word: RN Open House on Oct. 29

Join us on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 3-6 p.m. at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia for an RN Open House! Currently, GRHealth is seeking RNs in the following areas: Critical Care Medical Surgery Emergency Department Operating Room Float Pool...

CHOG open house to showcase imaging redesign

The award-winning pediatric imaging suite at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia will have its Grand Opening from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 20, and everyone is invited. The new suite, which earned a Patient-Centric Imaging Award from Health Imaging...

Childhood cancer survivor gives back

Hunter Piper was told he had just two weeks to live when he was in second grade. This Saturday, the 17-year-old high school senior is collecting donations of games, crafts, movies, toys and other items for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia...

CHOG awarded for patient-centric imaging

Augusta University Health (formerly GRHealth) has earned a Patient-Centric Imaging Award from Health Imaging magazine for its makeover of the pediatric imaging suite at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. The awards, developed in conjunction with...

CHOG ranks No. 1 in nation

Children’s Hospital of Georgia is the highest performing children’s hospital in the nation in quality and safety. When pediatric patient care at CHOG is compared to that provided at 122 peer hospitals across the country – Augusta’s only children’s...

Miracle Treat Day arrives July 30

AUGUSTA, Ga. – It’s summer again in the CSRA, and that means everyone is suffering the Georgia heat and could benefit from something cool and refreshing. Lucky for us, local DQ stores will be serving their famous Blizzards on Miracle Treat Day...

WATCH: Camp Lakeside: Coming Soon!

Summer is a time for adventure, fun, and making memories. For a lot of kids, that means heading off to summer camp for a few days. But not all children are fortunate enough, or healthy enough, to enjoy those summer days with their friends. Now, with...

Know your ABCs of pool safety

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Drowning is the number one killer of children under the age of 5. “What makes this statistic even more tragic is that these young children are more likely to drown in a residential swimming pool than in any other body of water,” said...

Join us: Camp Lakeside groundbreaking June 22

The Family YMCA of Greater Augusta and the Children’s Hospital of Georgia will break ground at 11 a.m. Monday, June 22, to kick off renovations at Camp Lakeside, a 100-acre camp located on beautiful Lake Thurmond. Camp Lakeside has long served...

Dennis Murray talks measles with Augusta Magazine

Dennis Murray talks measles with Augusta Magazine

Dr. Dennis Murray, Chief of Infectious Diseases at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia, spoke with Augusta Magazine recently regarding measles outbreaks in the United States. Murray, a University of Michigan Medical School graduate, has been...

A.C.T. to keep kids from hot cars

AUGUSTA, Ga. – More than 500 children have died since 1998 after being left or becoming trapped in a motor vehicle. “Heat is more dangerous to kids than adults,” said Rene Hopkins, a nurse educator and coordinator for Safe Kids Greater Augusta, led...

Kroger fundraiser benefits NICU

Area Kroger stores raise money for Children’s Hospital of Georgia Campaign will provide funds for NICU expansion AUGUSTA, Ga. – Today through June 9, local Kroger stores will be asking customers to Put Their Money Where The Miracles Are and purchase...

Moe’s CHOG donation honors golfer

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta franchise owners of Moe’s Southwest Grill® are donating $2,000 to the Children’s Hospital of Georgia in honor of PGA golfer Bubba Watson. On a recent episode of the “Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” Watson told...

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