Category Archives: COVID19

99072 is for PPE

We’d like to provide families with information about the personal protective equipment (PPE) billing code, 99072. This code was developed by the Centers for Medical and Medicaid Services specifically for the pandemic. The code addresses the increased PPE required to … Continue reading

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Thermometers

Now is a good time to make sure you have a basic thermometer that you know how to use. Read more from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Everyone has a temperature. Not everyone has a fever. Taking your child’s temperature … Continue reading

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15 Minute SARS-CoV-2 Nasal Screening Now Available

We now offer the BD Veritor antigen screening for COVID19. This test uses a nasal swab 1″ into the nose. Results are available in 15 minutes. Testing requires a telemedicine evaluation with the swab done at our outdoor satellite location. … Continue reading

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Pod People?

While no one can make wave a magic wand and make predictions about what may or may not be “safe” in terms of adults and children interactions during the COVID19 pandemic, some are floating the concept of “bubbles” and “pods.” … Continue reading

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What to Think About When You are Trying to Avoid COVID 19

TipsToProtectYourself This handout was written for health care workers. It’s an exhaustive list of things for us to think about as we transition from home to work and back home again. Having worked in operating rooms and a research lab … Continue reading

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COVID19: CDC Links

How COVID19 spreads Symptoms How to Protect Yourself and Others If You are Sick or Caring for Someone Daily Life and Coping Schools and Day Camps Childcare, School and Youth Programs Youth Sports Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Home People who … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for Things to Open Up Again?

I’m sharing this post from a Texas pediatrician for those of you thinking about return to work, school, daycare, preschool, school, and activities. It’s a good read. Are You Ready for Things to Open Up Again?by Dr. Iannelli.

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Antibody Testing for COVID19: September 2020

Many of you called the office asking about COVID19 antibody testing back in the spring of 2020. Antibody testing is a piece of the puzzle in determining whether or not someone has had a coronavirus infection. As of the fall … Continue reading

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PIMS Update: Pediatric Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome

We have been sheltering at home and following the recommendations of social distancing, hand washing and wearing a mask when we have to go out.  The good news is that we seem to be in a steady state as far as COVID19 infections go. … Continue reading

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Cover Up!

Info on face coverings are here from the American Academy of Pediatrics about the how and why of your child’s new super power to reduce the spread of COVID19! If you are coming to visit at in the office, please … Continue reading

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