Patients and parents: our community and many others are deep into what amounts to an emergency. The levels of respiratory illnesses are currently at an unprecedented level. Influenza, COVID, RSV, Hand/Foot/Mouth, and ordinary colds and coughs are circulating through the schools and day cares and public places and many more children are sick than is usual for this time of year.
We need your help! In response to this emergency and in an attempt to make sure we can meet the needs of as many children as possible, we will be rescheduling well exams on most of our older children. You will be contacted by call or text if this is the case. If your child is rescheduled we will make every effort to get them back into the office in a timely manner.
Help us out by: vaccinating yourself and your household against flu and COVID, staying home when you are sick, keeping your children at home as much as possible, and by practicing good handwashing. For basic advice on home care for routine childhood illnesses, https://www.healthychildren.org/English/Pages/default.aspx is a great resource; check their information first before calling us.