Ochsner Health is here to provide helpful resources to parents during the COVID-19 stay home mandate. Working with our Education Outreach Team, we’ll be sharing a variety of ideas to keep your children entertained, engaged and learning while staying at home.
Check back for regular updates and additions to these resources!
Future healthcare professionals, join us as we explore different occupations throughout the hospital and clinic. Not only will you get the chance to see behind the scenes, but we’ll lead you through a fun activity that you can do at home!
Did you know there are teams of people working behind the scenes in a hospital who run laboratory tests and process biological samples? This information helps doctors diagnose a patient and come up with a plan to make the patient feel better. Learn more about a career as a medical laboratory scientist! Also, grab the food coloring from the kitchen, because we have a great demonstration you can do at home.
Ghost, goblins, and skeletons…Halloween is on it’s way. Check out this behind the scenes video to see how Ochsner Orthopedic Fitter, Kendric Creecy, takes care of your bones when they are hurt. Learn a fun and easy way to make your own spooky skeleton model at home.
A 30 Day Guide to Child Development
As schools are closed, and kids and parents are stuck at home, it can be hard to maintain structure that will keep your child occupied while still learning new concepts. The Boh Center of Child Development at Ochsner Hospital for Children is here to help by providing daily activities that are engaging, educational and promote your child’s development. Check in weekly to try each new activity that your kid will love – in fact, they won’t even realize they are learning!