• 26 JAN, 2022
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    Re-post: Mental Health and the Pandemic

    Re-post: Mental Health and the Pandemic

    By Dr. Joseph Mechak and Dr. Lauren Zohler   This month’s blog is a re-post from August 2020 about mental health and the pandemic.  We are posting it again because mental health remains…

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    • 18 JAN, 2022
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    Updated Advice on COVID-19

    COVID-19 Advice We know there are many questions about COVID-19 and what to do if your child tests positive. Below is some information regarding treatment, isolation, quarantine, and testing. All of…

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    • 03 DEC, 2021
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    Updated Guidance on Vaccines and Boosters

    Updated Guidance on Vaccines and Boosters

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD with Emily Atwood, MD   Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine for children 5-11 years old On November 2nd, 2021 the CDC and FDA granted Emergency Use Authorization for the 2-dose Pfizer…

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    • 01 DEC, 2021
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    Omicron Variant: What do we know?

    Omicron Variant: What do we know?

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD   What do we know about the Omicron Variant  The Omicron Variant is a newly identified ‘variant of concern’ discovered by South African scientists. The variant was first…

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    • 27 OCT, 2021
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    COVID-19 Vaccine for 5-11 year olds: Understanding the Process

    COVID-19 Vaccine for 5-11 year olds: Understanding the Process

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD   The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is nearing Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the 5 to 11 year old age group. On October 26th, the EUA passed the first of several…

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    • 30 SEP, 2021
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    RSV: The other epidemic

    RSV: The other epidemic

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD   There is currently a “twin-demic” in the pediatric population. The impact of the Delta variant of COVID-19 on the pediatric population has been making headlines in our…

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