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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...

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...

15 Jun2021July 21, 2021 7:44 pm
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4th of July Safety

4th of July Safety

Stay Safe this 4th of July- healthychildren.org ​​​​​​On any other day of the year, would you hand your child matches or a flaming candle to play with? Probably, a hard no.  You work so hard all year long to keep your child safe.   Don’t let the 4th of July mess with your common sense. While...

15 Jun2021July 21, 2021 7:44 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 May2021July 21, 2021 7:44 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 May2021July 21, 2021 7:44 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...