• 17 JAN, 2023
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    Respiratory Viral Season – is it over yet?!

    Respiratory Viral Season – is it over yet?!

    By: Dr. Joseph Mechak This year’s respiratory viral season has been unlike any other in recent memory.  A few things that have set this respiratory season apart are that it was:  Early – Many viruses, but Flu and RSV in particular, came earlier than usual this year.  RSV season is classically from December to March,

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    • 12 DEC, 2022
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    Bivalent Boosters approved down to 6 months old!

    Bivalent Boosters approved down to 6 months old!

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD The FDA and CDC have granted emergency use authorization (EUA) for both the Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 Bivalent booster vaccines for children as young as 6 months. This comes as hospitalizations for Flu, RSV and COVID are all surging. Specifically, pediatric COVID hospitalizations have increased by 68% over the past 2

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    • 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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