Oct
10
2017

Video: Employees explain why they get the flu shot

More than half of Texas Children’s employees have stepped up to protect themselves and others against the flu by getting a flu shot. As of the end of last week, 7,572, or 59 percent, of Texas Children’s employees, medical staff, volunteers, and Baylor College of Medicine employees working in Texas Children’s facilities had received a flu vaccination. Read More…

Sep
29
2017

Patients cheer for Houston Texans prior to Sunday’s game

Patients got the chance to root for their hometown football team Friday prior to the Houston Texans’ Sunday game against the Tennessee Titans. Two of the team’s cheerleaders and the team’s mascot, TORO, were in the Child Life Zone to participate in the fun. See photos from the pep rally below. The Texans-Titans game is Read More…

Sep
26
2017

Flu season is almost here: Get your flu shot to protect yourself and our patients

Each fall, we ask that you get vaccinated against the flu virus to not only protect yourself but to protect those around you. We know that our employees are instinctively driven to do the right thing for our patients and that means getting vaccinated against the flu every year. Here’s what to expect for 2017. Read More…

Sep
8
2017

Kids Eat Right Month a hit in The Woodlands

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands had an excellent turnout of families at its first celebration of Kids Eat Right Month. Working together, Food and Nutrition, and Clinical Nutrition Services encouraged children and their families to create and enjoy their own food art. Children learned how to make their own snails, butterflies, or banana race boats Read More…

Aug
22
2017

Houston Texans cheerleaders host cheerleading camp at hospital

Patients got a special treat last week when the Houston Texans cheerleaders paid them a visit and hosted their third annual mini Jr. cheerleading camp at Texas Children’s Hospital. Equipped with fluffy pom-poms, T-shirts and hats, the cheerleaders spent an hour working with the patients on a dance routine, playing games, signing autographs and posing Read More…