• 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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    • 30 NOV, 2020
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    Don’t forget about the Flu (subtitle: GET YOUR FLU VACCINE!)

    Don’t forget about the Flu (subtitle: GET YOUR FLU VACCINE!)

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD The Coronavirus has captured and held our attention over the past 9 months but it is vitally important not to overlook ‘the devil we know’… Influenza (the Flu).  The flu season is something we brace for every year. It poses a significant health risk to children. In fact, in most children,

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    • 06 SEP, 2019
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    Flu shot! Get your flu shot!

    By: Joseph Mechak, MD It is that time of year again… flu vaccine season!  With our flu program ramping up, we wanted to answer a few FAQs and give you some reliable information about this year’s flu vaccine(s).  We hope that this gets you prepared (and excited!) to get this year’s flu vaccine.   First,

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