Category Archives: Teens

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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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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Don’t bring home an itchy souvenir!

Planning a hike or just enjoying open space near by? Poison oak is out there, and it’s harder to recognize before it’s fully leafed out. Read what to do before and after in a vintage blog post here and here.

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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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It Takes 11 Years of Education and Training to Become a Pediatrician

Pediatricians are physicians who specialize in the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. I often get asked what it takes to be a pediatrician. This graphic sums up the years of education and training. Many people train to … Continue reading

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Raising Safe Drivers

Have a rising teen or young adult driver? Car safety tips for parents as here. Teen driving agreement is here. More from the American Academy of Pediatrics: The Teen Driver 9/24/2018 ​Teen driving fatalities appear to be on the rise … Continue reading

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Eating In, Snacks and Picky Eaters

Breakfast, lunch and dinner pretty much covers it, but if you offer snacks, make them healthy and not so large to discourage kids from eating the healthy things offered at meals. Up your game with the quiz and planner here. … Continue reading

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Sleep on It

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS SUPPORTS CHILDHOOD SLEEP GUIDELINES The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued a Statement of Endorsement supporting the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) guidelines outlining recommended sleep duration for children from infants to teens. The … Continue reading

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