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15 Jun2021October 19, 2021 8:32 pm
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Masks For Unvaccinated Children

Masks For Unvaccinated Children

Does my unvaccinated child still have to wear a mask when the rest of the family doesn’t?- healthychildren.org  Answer ​​​​New guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no longer need to wear masks indoors or outdoors in most cases. But we realize that families...

17 May2021October 19, 2021 8:32 pm
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Sun Safety For Kids

Sun Safety For Kids

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. And together, with the American Academy of Dermatology and The American Academy of Pediatrics,  Kids First Pediatrics want to help you practice sun safety as you and your family head outdoors this summer.  Spending time outdoors is a common activity on summer vacations, but remember to protect against the...

17 May2021October 19, 2021 8:32 pm
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Preparing For Summer Camp

Preparing For Summer Camp

As the world starts to open back up, many kids are excited to resume their annual trips to their favorite summer camps. While summer camps may look different this year with additional COVID safety protocols, the preparations needed to ensure your child stays safe while away at camp remain the same. Below are some recommendations...

17 May2021October 19, 2021 8:32 pm
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The Science Behind the COVID-19 Vaccine: Parent FAQ’s

The Science Behind the COVID-19 Vaccine: Parent FAQ’s

As a parent, you probably have plenty of questions about COVID-19 vaccines. Right now, only the Pfizer vaccine is authorized for kids age 12 and older. However, the rest of the vaccines are expected to be available for children age 12 and up soon. Kids First Pediatrics of Raleigh and Clayton currently do not provide...

01 Apr2021October 19, 2021 8:32 pm
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Is It Safe To Travel This Spring?

Is It Safe To Travel This Spring?

As the COVID-19​ vaccine rollout continues, we get a glimmer of hope that the end of the pandemic may finally be within sight. Some families are even wondering if it may be safe to travel this spring. At the same time, many popular vacation spots like California, Florida, and Arizona, still struggle with some of...

04 Mar2021October 19, 2021 8:32 pm
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New Born Visits

New Born Visits

Celebrating the miracle of birth is very exciting. Whether you are a parent for the first time, or well seasoned when it comes to caring for newborns, the providers and staff at Kids First Pediatrics are here to help. We will help you protect the health of your newborn by doing everything that we can...

04 Mar2021October 19, 2021 8:32 pm
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Should Your Child Be Tested for COVID-19?

Should Your Child Be Tested for COVID-19?

Many families are asking whether their children should be tested for COVID-19. The American Academy of Pediatrics encourages parents to talk with their child’s doctor about testing. Kids First Pediatrics can ​help determine when it may be a good idea. We can also help you follow up on test results. Generally, children and teens who...