Flu (Influenza)

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We are still seeing the flu, but it is slowing down. Influenza is a respiratory illness caused by a virus. Flu infections are highly contagious. They spread easily in schools, households, child care settings, the workplace, and any other places…

Croup

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Croup is a condition that causes a swelling of the voice box (larynx) and windpipe (trachea). The swelling causes the airway below the vocal cords to become narrow and makes breathing noisy and difficult. It is most commonly due to…

Measles

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Measles is a highly contagious viral respiratory infection that can cause flu-like symptoms and a severe rash.

CDC recommends routine vaccination with a 2-dose series of MMR, the first dose at 12-15 months and the second dose at 4-6 years. …

Ages and Stages Questionnaires

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One of the questionnaires we will be sending out through CHADIS (see previous post) is Ages and Stages. What is Ages and Stages you may ask…….

Complete Electronic Forms Directly From Your Smart Phone!

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We have launched a new program, CHADIS, that will email questionnaires for your child’s appointment. You can use your smart phone, tablet, or computer to complete the forms! Appointments scheduled after February 1, 2019 will be receiving emails inviting you …

Gastroenteritis/Stomach Bug

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What is gastroenteritis?

Gastroenteritis is also commonly referred to as “The stomach flu”. Despite this common name it is not caused by influenza virus that is protected against with the flu shot.  This is a  viral infection that can …

Bronchiolitis

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Bronchiolitis is a common respiratory illness among infants. One of its symptoms is trouble breathing, which can be scary for parents and children. Read more to learn about bronchiolitis, its causes, signs, and symptoms.
What is bronchiolitis?
Bronchiolitis is an…

Holiday Hours

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Below are updates on upcoming abbreviated office hours and closures for the holiday season: We will be closing at 4:00pm on Monday 12/24/2018 and Monday 12/31/2018. ALL OF OUR OFFICES will be closed Christmas Day, Tuesday 12/25/2018, and New Year’s…