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What’s Going Around

MUMPS OUTBREAK, BOOSTER DOSE MMR FOR HIGH RISK PEOPLE

Anchorage has over 100 confirmed cases of mumps and Public Health has recommended a booster dose of the Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine for persons in high risk groups (Pacific Islanders, Native Hawaiian) or in group care where there have been cases of mumps.
MMR vaccine is usually given at ages 1 and 5. If it has been MORE THAN 5 YEARS since your child had an MMR dose, they should get and extra booster for protection in the outbreak. Please call our office to schedule a nurse visit for this vaccine.
Adult family members who need a booster can receive it at the Municipality of Anchorage Public Health Clinic (ph number 343-4799) on a sliding-fee scale.
MORE INFORMATION ON MUMPS:
Centers for Disease Control
www.cdc.gov/mumps/
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Epi/id/Pages/Mumps.aspx
Protecting your family from Mumps
http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Epi/id/SiteAssets/Pages/Mumps/MumpsPosterAK_Eng.pd

Other News

Our Current Resident, Dr. Dawn Sibanda

Dr. Sibanda is joining us for her third rotation at LaTouche Pediatrics. She received her Bachelor’s degree  from North Dakota State University and her Medical degree from the University of Minnesota.    Dr. Sibanda is completing her pediatric residency at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
Call now to schedule your child’s appointment with Dr. Sibanda!
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Summer Hours

Beginning July 2nd, our Providence office will be closing at 6 pm, Monday through Friday. We will resume closing at 8 pm on August 20th. We hope your family stays safe and healthy this summer, as you enjoy the beautiful Alaskan outdoors!

Schedule Your Physical Today!

Beat The Rush! Schedule your child’s summer camp or school physical now to ensure you get the time and day you want. Physicals are considered current by ASD for one year.  

Patient Centered Medical Home

LaTouche Pediatrics is proud to announce that we have been awarded the highest level of recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) This means that we went through a review process with the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) to ensure that we are providing the highest level of quality care to all of our Patients. For more information regarding this recognition, click here

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With our Patient Portal you can access your child’s health care records anytime, anywhere. Just sign in and you’ll be ready to review medical records online, communicate privately with physicians via secure messaging, send a request to schedule or change appointments, request Rx refills, and much more. Follow the link to sign up today! https://latouchepediatrics.followmyhealth.com/Login/Home/Index?authproviders=0&returnArea=PatientAccess#/default
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New parent or just new to town? We’ve made it so easy to establish excellent pediatric care. Give us a call at 907-562-2120 to set up an appointment and visit our website http://latouchepediatrics.com/new-patients/ to download our new patient or transfer packets and make your first appointment a breeze.
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Having your kids mow the lawn is a great way to teach responsibility but it is important to make sure they are doing it safely. Keep your family safe around lawnmowers by following these tips.
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LaTouche Pediatrics, LLCThursday, July 12th, 2018 at 1:30pm
Our doctors and NP participated in the Little a triathlon a couple of weeks ago and we took second place! Dr. Tappel biked, Dr. Hepler swam and his son ran. Hope to see you for the Little A Triathlon 2019.
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LaTouche Pediatrics, LLCThursday, July 5th, 2018 at 3:07pm
Transitioning your baby to solid foods can be difficult for first time mothers. One of the pressing concerns are choking hazards that come with some of those foods. Here are a few foods to be cautions with when feeding your baby!

Your 6 to 12-month-old
• Cooked or raw whole corn kernels
• Uncut cherry or grape tomatoes
• Uncooked dry fruits such as raisins
• Uncut grapes, berries, cherries, or melon balls

For more information- https://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/infantandtoddlernutrition/foods-and-drinks/choking-hazards.html