All parents want their kids to be as healthy as possible. You can promote your child's wellness by getting established with a primary care provider, keeping current on vaccinations, offering nutritious foods, promoting regular exercise and plenty of sleep, and knowing safety basics. When your child's health requires the support of medical specialists, no one in the region offers more than CoxHealth.
Children's Hospital Services
From perinatology and neonatology for high-risk infants to pediatric intensive care, CoxHealth has a strong team of experts caring for kids. Additional board certified specialists include pediatric pulmonology, neurology, cardiology and orthopedics. With pediatricians, pediatric hospitalists, child life and an outstanding pediatric nursing team, kids are in excellent hands here.
And as one of the top three maternity hospitals in Missouri, CoxHealth is the regional leader in mother-baby care, delivering approximately 4,000 newborns per year.
Pediatric Urgent Care
The Pediatric Urgent Care clinic, located at Turner Center for Women's and Children's Health, offers convenient care to sick or injured kids when they need it most.
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
As one of only 170 Children's Miracle Network hospitals in the nation, CoxHealth is dedicated to providing Ozarks kids with the most advanced treatments and technologies available. Our Children's Miracle Network C.A.R.E. Mobile works to ensure that all Ozarks children get the immunizations and health screenings they need.
Ronald McDonald House of the Ozarks
The Ronald McDonald House of the Ozarks is located across Primrose Avenue from Cox South and provides low-cost lodging for parents and siblings of children hospitalized in any of Springfield's hospitals. Families who are unable to pay are never turned away. For more information, call 417/875-3501.
Education and Support for Parents
Sometimes it helps to have a team helping you stay current on parenting, safety, child developoment. Check our community education calendar for year-round classes about all the changes life brings.
The National Association of Children's Hospitals and Related Institutions, founded in 1968, is a not-for-profit, membership organization of 215 children's hospitals committed to excellence in providing health care to children. NACHRI works to ensure all children's access to health care and the continuing ability of children's hospitals to provide services needed by children.