Category Archives: Medicine

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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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: September 2020

Many of you called the office asking about COVID19 antibody testing back in the spring of 2020. Antibody testing is a piece of the puzzle in determining whether or not someone has had a coronavirus infection. As of the fall … 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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