Category Archives: Immunization

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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COVID19 Vaccination Game Plan

The news that an immunization for COVID19 has been approved by the FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization (EAU), is encouraging! Other vaccines will likely follow, and the American Academy of Pediatrics has urged researchers to include the pediatric population … Continue reading

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Flumist? What’s that?

Flumist is a live, inactivated attenuated flu vaccine. There’s no needle! It’s sprayed in the nose. You can read about this option for vaccination against influenza here. See how the small amount of liquid vaccine is sprayed in the nose … 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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Flu Vaccines Fall 2020 Update

Flu vaccines for 2020-2021 season are on order. At this time we have not been told to expect shortages or delays. We will have influenza injections as well as the nasal influenza spray (Flumist). We recommend getting the flu vaccine … 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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Health Insurance for Children: MediCal

The pandemic has affected everything. If your family’s employment and health insurance has changed, please know that our practice accepts MediCal. There’s information here. Another source of information for insurance, food and financial assistant is CalWIN. Contra Costa residents can … Continue reading

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Well Care Telemedicine MediCal

Welcome to Telemedicine Well Care! Before your visit, print out the form that matches your child’s age form the list below. For example, if your child is 9 months old, select the 9 Month Wellness link. These are the same … Continue reading

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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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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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