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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! Injection

Word! Injection

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Injection

Say: in-JEK-shun

An injection is another word for a shot. Nobody likes getting shots, but they sure come in handy when it comes to keeping you healthy.

An injection is when the doctor uses a needle to put medicine or a vaccine into your body. Kids who have diabetes may have to give themselves injections of a medicine called insulin.