Category: Education

17 Sep2021September 17, 2021 6:51 pm
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Preparing For Flu Season

Preparing For Flu Season

School is back in full swing, and among balancing homework, school sports and COVID-19 protocols, now is the time to start thinking about also protecting your children against the flu.  The flu season usually starts in the fall and ends in the spring. When there is an outbreak of the flu, usually during the winter...

17 Sep2021September 17, 2021 6:48 pm
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Newborns & COVID-19

Newborns & COVID-19

Question My partner and I got COVID-19 vaccines while I was pregnant, but is it safe for our newborn to be around unvaccinated people? Shetal Shah MD, FAAP- healthychildren.org Congratulations on the birth of your new baby! And kudos for getting fully immunized against COVID-19 during your pregnancy. This protects you—and also passes along protective...

16 Aug2021August 16, 2021 10:16 pm
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Immunizations For Kids

Immunizations For Kids

Why is it so important for my kids to get caught up on their childhood immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic? Shaunte Anum-Addo, MD, FAAP Answer Although you are probably juggling a lot of responsibilities right now, making sure your children are up-to-date on their shots is one of the best things you can do to...

16 Aug2021August 16, 2021 10:19 pm
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Safe Schools During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Safe Schools During The COVID-19 Pandemic

As we’ve learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, going to school in person is how children and teens learn best. Many students also get vital resources they need to thrive at school. With a new school year starting this fall, though, many students will not yet be eligible to get COVID-19 vaccines. This leaves them at...

16 Jul2021July 21, 2021 7:44 pm
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Visiting The Pediatrician Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

Visiting The Pediatrician Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

We understand how confusing and difficult getting your child to the pediatrician can be during these times especially. We also want you to know that our number one priority is keeping your child and your family safe and healthy. In this article, we share what you can expect at your appointment and tips on how to prepare your child.

16 Jul2021July 21, 2021 7:44 pm
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Is your child ready for the 21/22 school year?

Is your child ready for the 21/22 school year?

While we are enjoying pool parties and vacations now, the 2021/2022 school year is right around the corner. For many families, this year brings opportunities for growth and resilience as we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you have a child entering kindergarten, middle school, or their final year of high school, we have tips...

15 Jun2021July 21, 2021 7:44 pm
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Physicals for kindergarten & Middle School Students

Physicals for kindergarten & Middle School Students

Is Your Child Ready to Enter Kindergarten or Middle School In The Fall?  Congratulations, you and your kids made it through a tough school year. While it is time to relax with your kids and enjoy the summer, for some parents it is important to think about steps for enrolling kids into the next chapter...