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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Brenner Children’s pediatric emergency department has moved back to its original location. Learn more

In order to help protect patients, family members and health care workers from the spread of COVID-19, no visitors are allowed at any of Wake Forest Baptist Health’s outpatient or inpatient facilities, except in certain situations.
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Word! Hypothermia

Word! Hypothermia

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Hypothermia

Say: hi-poh-THUR-mee-uh

If you've ever been outside on a freezing day without your coat, you know how quickly your body gets cold. Hypothermia is when the body gets so cold that it can't warm itself up again. This can be dangerous because the organs inside the body will stop working if they get too cold. So be sure to bundle up!