• 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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    • 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 day, we also understand that there are many questions about the vaccine and whether your child should get

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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 navigate the different options.  Below is a quick summary of what is available, who should be considered for treatment, and what may

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