Committed to CT Children
The Connecticut Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has over 600 active members committed to improving the health and safety of Connecticut's children and supporting those who provide them care.
Mission of the CT-AAP
To improve optimal, physical, mental, social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults in Connecticut.
As many of you know, the COVID-19 Pandemic required not only CT-AAP, but many organizations like us to cancel all live events in order to ensure the health and safety…Read More
When you Should and Shouldn't Take Your Child to the Emergency Department
A Special Message to Parents...
When your child is ill or injured it is very difficult to decide if/when to call your child’s pediatrician or go to the Emergency Department (+/- call 911). During the COVID-19 epidemic and social distancing, this decision is even more challenging.
Here is some guidance to parents/caregivers from pediatric emergency medicine specialty providers: