• 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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    • 07 JUL, 2022
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    COVID Vaccine 6 months to 5 years

    COVID Vaccine 6 months to 5 years

    The FDA and CDC approved the COVID-19 vaccine for all children 6 months to 5 years of age.  Now, all children 6 months and older are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.  While this is a very exciting…

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    • 13 MAY, 2022
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    Pediatrics Prevention and Treatment Options for COVID-19

    Pediatrics Prevention and Treatment Options for COVID-19

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD and Emily Atwood, MD Options for COVID-19 treatments and prevention have expanded over the past few months.  As more options are available, it can be difficult to understand and…

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