Sun Safety Tips for Children and Families

Katie MacDonald, MSN, CPNP is a pediatric nurse practitioner for Inova Urgent Care and the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. It is also the first and only sensory-friendly ER in Loudoun County. Inova Urgent Care offers specialized pediatric urgent care services at…

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Summer Sun Risky Fun for Kids

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Don’t take risks – keep kids safe in the sun with UPF clothing and sunscreen FALLS CHURCH, VA – (August 9, 2012) – Connecting with friends, free from homework, swimming, biking, hiking all make for a footloose and fancy free summer for kids everywhere, but those long days of playing outside can lead to overexposure…

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Doctor’s Orders During a Heat Wave

It is officially the first day of summer and we’re definitely experiencing a heat wave here in the Washington DC/Northern Virginia area. In fact, there have been advisory alerts issued related to the heat – please take a moment to review DC’s Heat Emergency Plan.- (June 20, 2012) We all look for summer to enjoy…

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