Category Archives: Medicine

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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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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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: May 2020

Many of you have called the office asking about COVID19 testing. Antibody testing is a piece of the puzzle in determining whether or not someone has had a coronavirus infection. The results of antibody tests are best interpreted in the … 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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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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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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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 Telemedicine

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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