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  • Published August 30, 2016

    Facts about the Zika Virus

    Many Americans are woefully misinformed when it comes to understanding the risks of Zika virus, a Harvard poll has found, and a Driscoll Children’s Hospital physician wants South Texas to remain alert to the possible dangers of the virus. A lot of U.S. residents aren’t armed with accurate information … Read More
  • Emergency Medicine

    For referral and assistance call: Emergency Services – (361) 694-5100 or Child Protection Team – (361) 694-CARE (2273) Every minute matters when your child has a health emergency. Getting your child the best possible care is essential, and Driscoll Children’s Hospital is fully staffed 24 hours … Read More
  • Terms of Use

    Agreement for Use of This Website All of the webpages related to the domains,, and any other domain operated by or for Driscoll Children’s Hospital constitute an online information and communications service and internet site (the “Service”) provided by Driscoll Children’s Hospital (“DCH”) and other sources. Use … Read More
  • Published September 6, 2017

    Driscoll dialysis patients sent to Valley before hurricane

    Katie Olivera, Child Life Specialist at the McAllen clinic (from left), Jaden Maldonado and Jon Jon Soy, RN at the McAllen clinic, play cards during dialysis treatment at Driscoll Children’s Valley Dialysis Center in McAllen. Jaden and three other dialysis patients were transferred from Driscoll Children’s Kidney Center in … Read More
  • Advance Directives

    Through documents known as advance directives, individuals can express their treatment preferences before they actually need such care, ensuring that their wishes will be carried out, and that their families and others will not be faced with making these difficult decisions. Individuals usually make decisions regarding their healthcare treatment after … Read More
  • Be aware of Zika virus

    A Driscoll Children’s Hospital physician who is an expert on infectious diseases wants South Texas to remain alert to the possible dangers of the Zika virus, especially with the designation of Brownsville as a Zika cautionary area. “We are trying to create awareness,” said Jaime Fergie, MD, Director of Infectious … Read More
  • Global Institute for Hispanic Health awards inaugural seed grant funding

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Today, the Texas A&M and Driscoll Children’s Hospital Global Institute for Hispanic Health (GIHH) awarded grant funding to four research teams in its inaugural Clinical Research Seed Grant program. The program provides research seed funding for clinical, translational and health services research projects primarily aimed … Read More
  • Published November 3, 2016

    A simple way to keep the flu away

    You can avoid the flu this season by taking one simple step: Get a flu shot. Unfortunately, some people think that getting a flu vaccine is too much trouble or costs too much. Or they are sure that a flu shot will make them sick or make them more likely … Read More