Category Archives: Health Care

New Year, New Office

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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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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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Open through December Stay at Home Order 2020

We are open for all your sick and well care needs in-office, in our satellite area outside, and via telemedicine. COVID19 testing available with rapid antigen in-office and send-out lab PCR tests. We have access to full PPE and a … 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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Flu Excellence Award

California’s Vaccines for Children program awarded us their Flu Excellence Award for protecting babies, kids, and young adults from influenza. Schedule your flu shot now!

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Night Nurse Triage

We are delighted to announce that our office has teamed up with Night Nurse Triage Services. Night Nurse provides specialized triage services staffed with RNs averaging 18 years clinical experience. To reach the advice nurse after hours, call the office … 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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OPEN? We never closed!

Will you need forms for daycare, preschool, elementary school, sports, scouting, or future activities? Many families are getting ahead of the curve and scheduling appointments as we look to the broader re-opening. We are open for all your sick and … Continue reading

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