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Boy in forest
Tips May 31, 2018

Ticks and tots: How to safely enjoy the outdoors this summer

Stephanie Olson, MD Pediatrician

After being cooped up for more than six grueling winter months, kids are finally free to go outside and enjoy summer. While there are many fun, family activities to enjoy throughout the city and state, there is one pest to be aware of – ticks.

Woman holding two newborn babies
Patient Stories May 07, 2016

From the brink of death to motherhood: First person to ever survive rabies reflects on becoming a mom

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

Jeanna Giese-Frassetto, the first person to survive rabies without being vaccinated, became a mom when she gave birth to twins Carly Ann and Connor Primo on March 26, 2016.

Mosquito on Skin
Tips Feb 04, 2016

Zika virus: What you need to know

Peter Havens, MD, MS Infectious Disease Physician

Update – Feb. 5: Sexual transmission of Zika has been reported from a person who had traveled to a Zika-endemic area to someone who had never been in an area with Zika virus.

Ebola
News Oct 22, 2014

Risk of Ebola in Milwaukee is low, but we’re preparing for it

Michael Chusid, MD Medical Director

As we continue to learn more about the U.S. cases of Ebola, we are on high alert at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.