Children's Hospital is part of the UPMC family.
According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 448,000 football-related injuries occur to children and teenagers under age 15 each year. These injuries are treated in clinics, doctor’s offices and emergency departments throughout the country. In addition, 20 percent of high school football players sustain mild to severe traumatic brain injuries and players with brain injuries are six times as likely to sustain new injuries.
In order to help prevent injuries on the gridiron, appropriate protective equipment is the best place to start. Necessary equipment includes:
Make sure equipment is age- and size-appropriate and in good condition.
In addition to the proper equipment, general injury prevention guidelines also need to be followed. Take the following steps to ensure player safety.
Children's Hospital's main campus is located in the Lawrenceville neighborhood. Our main hospital address is:
UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
One Children’s Hospital Way
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
In addition to the main hospital, Children's has many convenient locations in other neighborhoods throughout the greater Pittsburgh region.
With myCHP, you can request appointments, review test results, and more.
For questions about a hospital bill call:
To pay your bill online, please visit UPMC's online bill payment system.
Interested in giving to Children's Hospital? Visit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation's website to make a donation online.