• 14 OCT, 2022
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    A plug for flu shots and bivalent boosters!

    A plug for flu shots and bivalent boosters!

    By: Dr. Joseph Mechak and Dr. Emily Atwood   A plug for the flu vaccine During the first year of daycare we expect that children contract somewhere between 8 and 12 viral infections.  This is partly from them “learning to share” with their daycare classmates but also, in large part, is due to an immature

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    • 03 SEP, 2022
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    Bivalent COVID-19 Boosters

    Bivalent COVID-19 Boosters

    By: Dr. Joseph Mechak and Dr. Emily Atwood   On September 1, 2022 the CDC and FDA each signed off on two versions of a bivalent COVID-19 booster vaccine (Moderna and Pfizer).  We are very excited about this new tool in our fight against COVID-19 and wanted to take some time to educate our parents

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    • 18 AUG, 2022
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    Monkeypox: what you need to know

    Monkeypox: what you need to know

    By: Dr. Joseph Mechak   Monkeypox has been a hot topic in the news over the past month. On July 23rd the WHO declared monkeypox a Public Health Emergency of International Concern.  The United States followed shortly thereafter declaring it a Public Health Emergency.  Some excellent general resources about Mokeypox can be found below and

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    • 04 AUG, 2022
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    Back to School Tips (Repost: Aug 2019)

    Back to School Tips (Repost: Aug 2019)

    By: Dr. Joseph Mechak   Much to many kids dismay the first day of school is just around the corner.  For some children, this transition back to school can be challenging. We wanted to provide a few tips to help set your child up for a smooth transition into the school year! Restart the bedtime

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