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Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

The division of Pediatric Critical Care at Niswonger Children’s Hospital provides compassionate, high quality, state-of-the-art care for critically ill infants, children and teens in a multidisciplinary setting. Critically ill children with life-threatening medical and surgical conditions are cared for in our Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) by pediatric critical care specialists. The PICU consists of 10 private rooms with the latest in state-of-the-art technology. PICU rooms are equipped to handle severe breathing problems and traumas, and patients are cared for by highly specialized and trained team members.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Niswonger Children’s Hospital raising funds to create dedicated treatment space for babies born with drug addiction

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – In response to a region-wide epidemic of babies born addicted to drugs, the Mountain States Foundation is beginning a fundraising project to create a special unit within Niswonger Children’s Hospital dedicated to caring for babies who are born with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS). Several upcoming fundraisers will help support the project, which is estimated to cost nearly $500,000.  ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital raising funds to create dedicated treatment space for babies born with drug addiction.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Crown Laboratories donates $12,500, 40 Build-A-Bears to Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Crown Laboratories, Inc., made a $12,500 donation to the 2016 Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon on Tuesday, and also presented a gift of 40 Build-A-Bears to the hospital. The fourth annual radiothon officially begins Feb. 29, but businesses around the community are already supporting the cause.  ... read more about Crown Laboratories donates $12,500, 40 Build-A-Bears to Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon.

Friday, February 5, 2016

Niswonger Children’s Hospital to feature area musical prodigies in Super Bowl ad

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Young East Tennessee musicians EmiSunshine Hamilton and Fiddlin’ Carson Peters will be featured during Sunday night’s Super Bowl in a new TV spot for Niswonger Children’s Hospital. The two budding stars donated their musical talents to support the hospital. ... read more about Niswonger Children’s Hospital to feature area musical prodigies in Super Bowl ad .