Category Archives: Children

New Year, New Office

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COVID vaccine for ages 5-11 Update

The county will not be able to get us COVID19 vaccines for children under 16 years of age until the second week of November, which will not give us time to schedule and administer the vaccines to children under 16 … Continue reading

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Choosing a Pediatrician

I appreciate all the kind thoughts and wishes from so many patients and families! While I am not retiring, the new year will likely find me practicing farther west than is convenient for your routine care. When I have the … Continue reading

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Changes at Casa Verde Pediatrics, Inc.

Dear Parents, Guardians, and Patients, Fall is a time for growth and new beginnings with children of all ages going back to school. After twenty-five years in private practice serving families in Walnut Creek and its surrounding communities, this Fall … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccines 2021-2022 Season

Flu vaccines for 2020-2021 season have arrived.   We have influenza injections as well as the nasal influenza spray (Flumist).   We recommend getting the flu vaccine here so that we can review your child’s health record and update them … Continue reading

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Morning Urgent Care update Summer 2021

We offer early morning appointments which include COVID19 testing with rapid and PCR tests. Patients MUST CALL the office at 8:30 a.m. at (925)939-7334 and speak with staff. Plan on arriving between 8:45 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. Patients will be … Continue reading

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Care for Kids: Health Insurance through MediCal

We can’t say enough good things about Children’s First Medical Group. They offer health insurance for babies, children, and teens through Anthem Blue Cross MediCal and we accept it. They contract with excellent pediatric specialists at Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland … Continue reading

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The Big Chill

News today is that local health jurisdictions may be moving Pfizer COVID vaccines to offices. We’ll be ready with our ultracold freezer. ❄️

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Mask Up to Move On

Calvin says, wear your mask! As families venture out more and things open up, it’s important that children wear masks. Here are some resources for introducing (or reintroducing) masks. Face Masks for Children from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Tips … Continue reading

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Baby Got Shots?

Baby Got Shots? Here’s the 2021 schedule for birth through kindergarten. Seem complicated? It’s not! We’re happy to review it with you at the next well care visit.

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