New Baby Cameras & Renovations at Good Samaritan
Up until recently, because of COVID-19, only moms and dads were allowed to see their newborns staying in the NICU unit. But thanks to the Cincinnati charity MacKenzie’s Marvelous Adventures (mackenziesmarvelousadventures.org; dedicated to supporting local NICUs), funds for baby cameras were raised so extended families and friends could see and support their tiny babies directly on their cell phones.
Every NICU bed at Good Samaritan now has a tiny camera attached so families can see their little ones through their NICU journies. Good Samaritan is also in the final phase of ongoing renovations for moms and babies. The oldest and largest private, teaching and specialty health care facility in Cincinnati now has state-of-the-art maternity spaces. The first two phases of the project are complete and include a full update of the Mother and Baby Unit. Additionally, all postpartum rooms are now private and fully renovated and an Advanced Obstetrical Care Unit for high risk patients is now complete and also private.
Dayton Children’s Kids Express Reopens; Virtual Visits, Too
Kids Express West Chester and Mason are open again. In addition to in-person visits, they are now offering video visits as an option for patients. Kids Express is the only option in Ohio with care for kids ages 6 weeks – 18 years specifically focused on their individual needs. Now you can visit virtually for a wide variety of issues ranging from rashes to minor injuries to help determine if your child needs to be seen in-person.
The new Kids Express in West Chester is located at 7787 Cox Lane, West Chester, Oh. The Mason location is at 8809 Wilkens Blvd., Mason, Oh. Schedule your online or in-person appointment during Kids Express’ normal business hours at childrensdayton.org.