Category Archives: Wellness

COVID 19 Vaccination Game Plan: for Patients

Thank you for your interest in COVID19 vaccinations. Our office is authorized to provide the COVID19 vaccine. We have ordered vaccine, however we are waiting for our first shipment. Blue Shield is now administering the distribution of COVID vaccinations in … Continue reading

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Baby Steps: 2 Months Get Ready to Roll

Baby Steps: 2 Months Bound to RollBack to sleep is the safest position for babies, but since the change from sleeping on their tummy to their back, babies started rolling over a little later. Twenty-five years ago we expected babies … Continue reading

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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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Baby Steps: Read to Your Bunny

Babies learn language the way you and I learn new languages: by repetition. Talk to your baby and child! The more words they hear, the more they learn. Talk about what you’re doing, name the items that you see and … Continue reading

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Baby Steps: Week 1

Babies love to look at overhead mobiles. Change the hanging toys with different shapes and colors to keep baby’s interest. If the mobile has music, sing a long. Baby will listen! Toys must be attached with very short cords to … Continue reading

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COVID19 Vaccination December 2020

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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Open through December Stay at Home Order 2020

We are open for all your sick and well care needs in-office, in our satellite area outside, and via telemedicine. COVID19 testing available with rapid antigen in-office and send-out lab PCR tests. We have access to full PPE and a … 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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Thermometers

Now is a good time to make sure you have a basic thermometer that you know how to use. Read more from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Everyone has a temperature. Not everyone has a fever. Taking your child’s temperature … Continue reading

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Teen Wellness Screening

The American Academy of Pediatrics, the National Committee for Quality Assurance, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention set the standards for wellness screening. These organizations and your health insurance plan recommend testing teen women and young adults for … Continue reading

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