Category Archives: Immunization

Achoo!!! Family Flu Shots

Our first shipments of flu vaccine for this year have arrived. We are bringing back flu shots for kids and their adult family members here in our office this year.  Every patient’s chart is screened before the flu shot is … Continue reading

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Paperwork Emergency?

Do you have a form that needs filling out for school, camp, or scouts? Call us and let us get that physical done and update immunizations. We work to have same day availability with Dr. Asta or Marianne Orton, pediatric … Continue reading

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Battle to Beat the Germs

Come play Vax Pack Hero with us!

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This Fall It’s a Shot in the Arm

The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending flu shots for the 2016-2017 winter season and not the intranasal flu vaccine after studying the different products. Our office ordered flu vaccines in February of 2016 and will update families and patients … Continue reading

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Meningitis B Vaccine

Meningitis is a serious brain infection that strikes quickly causing disability and death. In the United States we immunize teens for bacterial meningitis strains A, C, Y and W. The first immunization is given at age 11 years with a … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccines

Flu Vaccines 2016-2017 Season UPDATE: October 3, 2016   Flu injection for 6 months to 3 years: in stock Flu injection for 3 years and older: in stock. Flumist is not recommended for this year and we will not be … Continue reading

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Measles 1991: My Philadelphia Flashback

In 1991, Philadelphia experienced a measles outbreak. I was in medical school in the city, and I remember how difficult it was to control. Children—some of whom had never been immunized—died. Babies received measles vaccines at 6 months of age … Continue reading

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