• 16 MAR, 2020
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    Coronavirus: Updated Guidelines

    By: Dr. Joey Mechak As we anticipated, the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve rapidly.  Over the weekend, more information has emerged from Europe about their experiences with COVID-19.  This information has emphasized and reaffirmed the importance of social distancing. These data have led United States health officials to tighten the recommendations on social distancing and

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    • 06 MAR, 2020
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    MoCo Coronavirus

    MoCo Coronavirus

    By: Dr. Joseph Mechak As most people know, there have been three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County. We expected this. We (the state, county, and Potomac Pediatrics) have been preparing for this. We are here for you. This is a constantly evolving situation and we do not have all the answers.  We also

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    • 19 APR, 2019
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    The Latest Information on Measles Outbreaks

    By: Dr. Heather Davies and Dr. Joey Mechak Measles has been a hot topic in 2019. So far, in 2019 there have been 555 confirmed cases of Measles in the United States including three confirmed cases in Maryland. We have received lots of phone calls about measles and wanted to provide you with some basic

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    • 13 SEP, 2018
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    Pediatricians Guide to Urgent Care & Emergency Rooms

    There are so many ways to get care for your child these days.  There is your friendly pediatrician’s office (like us, at Potomac Pediatrics!), Urgent Care, Emergency Rooms, telehealth lines, and seemingly more and more options every day. With so many different places, it can be overwhelming! How do you know who to call or where to

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