Category Archives: Health Care

Well Care Continues in the time of COVID19

The American Academy of Pediatrics announced recommendations for offices regarding the care of infants and children during the pandemic. We must not lose sight of the face that other disease like meningitis, whooping cough, measles, influenza and many others cause … Continue reading

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COVID19 101: Care Instructions after Testing

Resources for patients who have been tested for COVID19 follow. This information is evolving rapidly and is provided effective 3/15/2020. Visit the CDC website for updates. Once the patient has been evaluated for other other known infections, the COVID 19 … Continue reading

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Community Love in the Time of COVID19

Dear Families, School closings, containment zones and quarantines are ramping up Coronavirus anxiety for all of us, from the youngest, who respond to our stress, to the elderly, who are most affected, to those of us in the middle, who … Continue reading

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Early Bird Drop-Ins: SUSPENDED

Your family’s health is our primary concern, and for that reason we are suspending our early bird drop-in appointments due to the COVID19 pandemic. This will allow us to coordinate care for sick children and continue to provide necessary wellness … Continue reading

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Sports, Daycare, and School Forms

We’ve provided links for many standard forms below. Your school, sport, or activity may have a specific form, so make sure you have the correct one! Please complete the forms with your child’s information before submitting them to the office. … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

The American Academy of Pediatrics Celebrates the Holidays with 12 Tips to Keep Families Joyful This Season No one wants to spend the holidays in a crabby mood – or in an emergency room. Pediatricians have you covered with some … Continue reading

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Heart Healthy Nutrition

Heart-healthy eating is healthy eating. There’s a good read from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia here. Recommended if you are trying to modify an elevated cholesterol level. Here’s the Basics: Stay active. Fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables. … Continue reading

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Unboxing Video: Ear Wax Removal

  We had fun making this unboxing video in a single take before office hours with one goof: the instrument is called an otoscope, not an ophthalmoscope. Read more about ear wax here.

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Order of the Curly Tail 2009

Spring 2009: lengthening days, green hills, and a swine flu epidemic. H1N1 influenza made its appearance a decade ago. From April 2009 to April 2010, there were over 60 million cases, a quarter million hospitalizations and 12,000 deaths in the … Continue reading

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Heat 101

Staying Healthy in the Heat 101 It’s hot! Here are some links for more information on staying well when playing or competing in the heat. Protect Your Children from Extreme Heat from the American Academy of Pediatrics Heat Related Sports … Continue reading

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