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Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center Joins National Network of Children’s Hospitals

Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center was accepted for membership into the Children’s Hospital Association—the voice for more than 220 children’s hospitals nationwide. As champions for children’s health, the association advances public policy enabling hospitals to better serve children and builds awareness of child health issues. As a children’s hospital, Kaiser Permanente Downey’s Pediatric Care Center is setting the standard for the highest quality pediatric care to Kaiser Permanente members in the Southeast Los Angeles County area.


In 2017, Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center became a Kaiser Permanente Pediatric Care Center, meaning it is a center of expertise (tertiary center), centrally located and designed to allow doctors, specialists, and nurses to work more effectively as a coordinated and specialized pediatric care team, providing the right care in the right setting for hospitalized children.


Participation in the Children’s Hospital Association offers access to a network of institutions and people who understand the unique health care needs of children paving the way to to collaborate with peers and the children’s hospital industry to advocate on behalf of all children.


Children’s hospitals represent five percent of all hospitals and provide a disproportionately large share of the nation’s pediatric acute clinical care. Children’s hospitals are also vital centers of primary and specialty pediatric medical education and are leaders in pediatric research.


Kaiser Permanente Downey Medical Center also received a Women’s Choice Award® for “Best Children’s Hospital” in 2018.

Prevention & wellness

Prevention is about staying healthy, and preventing or delaying disease. Wellness is living your best life.  Kaiser Permanente Downey is here to help you stay healthy and live your best life. There are many things you can do to take an active role in your prevention plan to stay healthy and thrive through all stages of life.