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Children's health and parenting news, events, tips and resources from the experts at Day Kimball Healthcare.

Day Kimball Healthcare Welcomes New Physicians
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has recently welcomed several new physicians to the Day Kimball Medical Group (DKMG) in the areas of infectious diseases, internal medicine, and pediatrics. “We are...
Summer Tips for Families During COVID-19
With states reopening and Stay At Home regulations easing, we are beginning to return to a “new normal.” Now that warmer days are upon us, we are finally able to get out of our houses to enjoy the...
Day Kimball Healthcare’s WIC Nutrition Program Now Available for Families Financially Affected by Pandemic
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program is supporting many newly eligible families due to the economic impacts of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). WIC is...
Day Kimball Healthcare Welcomes New Pediatricians
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of two new physicians, Amr Elmeki, MD, FAAP and Mafalda Tudela Martins, MD, to its pediatric medical staff. “We are...
Day Kimball Healthcare Awarded $616,000 Grant for Expanded Home Visiting Services for Families
Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) has been awarded a $616,000 grant from the State of Connecticut Office of Early Childhood for the period of July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020. The funding will...
Summer Safety Guidelines for Outdoor Activities
Summer is a time to enjoy warm weather, outdoor activities, and family fun. Synonymous with summer is swimming, biking, fireworks spectacles, sunshine, and more visits to the local emergency...
Mother's Day Moments with DKH Moms
We can look back on a history that has had a profound impact on maternity care in Northeast Connecticut. Many doctors, nurses and hospital staff have come through the doors; many children have been...
 Day Kimball Hospital Participates in the American Heart Association’s “Little Hats, Big Hearts” Program
As one of several initiatives at Day Kimball Healthcare to celebrate American Heart Month during February, the Hospital participated in the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Little Hats, Big Hearts...
Flu Season: What to Know this Year
With flu season here, it’s time to learn what the coming months will hold so you can prepare yourself with the resources necessary to keep you and your family healthy.  The flu – or influenza – is a...
Day Kimball Healthcare Pediatrics and Family Advocacy Center Receives Book Donation from Putnam Middle School
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Pediatric department and Family Advocacy Center received a donation of over 250 books from the students of Putnam Middle School on June 19. The books were collected...
Dr. Marc Cerrone Voted Best Pediatrician in Northeast CT for Second Year
Dr. Marc Cerrone, Director of Pediatrics for Day Kimball Medical Group’s Pediatric Centers and Medical Director of Day Kimball Hospital’s Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program, has been voted Best...
Breastfeeding is Natural But May Not Always Come Naturally
Our bodies were made to feed our babies and while breastfeeding is natural it may not always come naturally. Here are a few tips to get your breastfeeding journey off to a good start and to maintain...
Day Kimball Medical Group Pediatrics Practice Receives Award for Child Immunization Efforts
The Day Kimball Medical Group pediatrics practice in Plainfield has been recognized by the CT Department of Public Health (DPH) with an award for achieving a 95% rate of immunization for the DPH’s...
Keeping Kids Healthy and Safe During Summertime
The days are getting longer and temperatures are beginning to rise, which means summer has arrived! And now that the kids are out of school for summer break, its a great time to get them out and...
The Tools Parents Need to Prevent, Recognize, and React Responsibly to Child Abuse
It’s a topic that is difficult to think about, but one that is critical to address: how to prevent your child from being abused and what to do if you think abuse may have occurred. April is Child...
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Brittany Bonchuk, Social Worker at Day Kimball Healthcare, Appointed to Evaluation Committee by Governor’s Task Force on Justice for Abused Children
Brittany Bonchuk, Psychotherapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker at Day Kimball Healthcare, has been appointed to the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Evaluation Committee by the Governor's Task...
Six Tips for a Family Approach to Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Back to school time means the return of a more disciplined family routines. It’s the perfect time to introduce some simple habits that will help kids (and parents) maintain a healthy lifestyle and...
Dr. Marc Cerrone Voted Best Pediatrician in Norwich Magazine’s  Best of Northeastern Connecticut Contest
Dr. Marc Cerrone, Director of Pediatrics for Day Kimball Medical Group’s Pediatric Centers and Medical Director of Day Kimball Hospital’s Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program, has been voted Best...
World Breastfeeding Month & WIC Breastfeeding Welcome Here initiative
August is world breastfeeding month and Day Kimball Hospital is proud to hold the Baby Friendly Hospital designation.  DKH is one of only six Connecticut Hospitals recognized as a birthing facility...
At Just 14, Bryan Letson is Going to "Give it a Tri" at a Triathlon
Monique Letson of Hampton, a patient access representative at Day Kimball Healthcare for the last four years, is very proud of her son. And as well she should be - at just 14, he's training hard to...
Day Kimball Hospital Receives International “Baby-Friendly” Designation  from Baby-Friendly USA
Deborah Levesque, RN, BSN, IBCLC and clinical coordinator for Day Kimball Medical Group OB/GYN services (left) and Rachel Katsoulis, RNC-MNN and operations coordinator for Day Kimball Hospital’s...
Connecticut Launches Safe Sleep Campaign  Promoting Safe Sleep Environments for Infants
CT Department of Children and Families Commissioner Joette Katz at Day Kimball Hospital February 2, 2016, to announce Connecticut's new statewide campaign to educate parents about safe sleep...
Barbara Reese, Pediatrics Triage and Charge Nurse, Named Day Kimball Healthcare Employee of the Month
Barbara Reese, a registered nurse at the Day Kimball Medical Group Pediatrics practice in Plainfield, has been named Day Kimball Healthcare (DKH) employee of the month for December.  Reese, whose...
One Year Later, DKH Family Advocacy Center's New Location Providing Continued Benefits for Local Families
It has now been one year since the DKH Family Advocacy Programs - WIC, Nurturing Families, Healthy Start and Wendy’s Place - were able to come together in one space to more effectively serve the...
Day Kimball Healthcare Providing New Therapy  for Children Recently Exposed to Trauma or Abuse
Now One of Eight CT Behavioral Health Clinics to Provide Child and Family Traumatic Stress Intervention Day Kimball Healthcare’s Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic is now one of just eight...
Daughters of Penelope Donate Clothing, Blankets  to Day Kimball Hospital Birthing Center
The Daughters of Penelope Asteria Chapter of Danielson recently made a generous donation of baby clothes, blankets, booties, and bibs to the Birthing Center at Day Kimball Hospital, all purchased by...
Super Mutant Lice Are Real, But Parents Needn't Panic
Prefer to listen? This information is also available in a New Day Show podcast > Head lice: a common childhood affliction that, though more a nuisance than a health hazard, still strikes...
7 Signs You're the Family CHO
I’ve got a confession to make – I’m the Family CHO. And you know what? You might be, too. You’re probably wondering what a Family CHO even is. I’ll get to that, but first I’ll begin by telling you...
Putnam Resident, New Mom Mallory Murray: When Things Are Uncertain, Generations of Care and Community Mean a Lot
Mallory Murray has lived in Northeast Connecticut all her life, born and raised in Putnam. And like so many who call this little "quiet corner" of the world home, Murray says the generational ties...
25 Healthy Snacks for Kids
It seems that kids are always hungry - and why not, they're growing! But while they truly do need to snack, it can sometimes be a challenge to make sure those snacks are always giving them the good...
The Refrigerator List: 7 Healthy Ways to Handle Behavioral Problems in Young Children
Prefer to listen? This post is also available as a Medical Minute podcast > Parents often ask for tips regarding how to handle behavioral problems in toddlers and school-aged...
New Center Provides One Location for All DKH Family Advocacy Programs
Day Kimball Healthcare’s (DKH) Family Advocacy Programs moved in to a new “home” this month, at the DKH Family Advocacy Center, located at 255 Pomfret Street in Putnam. The new Center provides a...
2014 "10 Worst Toys" List, Plus Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe this Holiday Season
'Tis the season of giving, and seeing a child's eyes light up with joy at a new gift or toy is a highlight of the holidays for many. But before you wrap up that perfect gift, read up on these tips...
Stopping child sexual abuse in Northeast Connecticut
Day Kimball Healthcare’s Child Advocacy Program offers training to employees and community members with Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children prevention program PUTNAM, CONN. – According to...

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Marc B. Cerrone, MD

Marc B. Cerrone, MD

Pediatrics

Dr. Cerrone was voted Best Pediatrician in Norwich Magazine's Best of Northeastern Connecticut contest for 2016 and 2017. Read more about Dr. Cerrone >
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