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When to visit an urgent care

When to go to Urgent Care and when to call your Pediatrician

Parenting is complicated. You’ve got to make a lot of decisions, and when it comes to your sick little one, you want to make the right decision quickly. So, how do you decide when to take your child to an Urgent Care, Emergency Room, or Primary Care Physician? This is a simple question with a… Read More

Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Turkey

Food handling errors and inadequate cooking are the most common problems that lead to poultry-associated foodborne disease outbreaks in the United States.1 Follow these four food safety tips to help you safely prepare your next holiday turkey meal.

FLUency FACTS: What You Need to Know About the Flu

Flu season occurs in the fall and winter. While influenza viruses circulate year-round, most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February, but activity can last as late as May. Since we are in the peak of flu season, it’s important to stay up to date on flu facts and what you should… Read More

Well Child Visits & Check Ups are Important

Well Child Visits Foster Growth & Child Development The American Academy of Pediatrics has an established schedule of checkups at pre-set intervals during a child’s development. These appointments are the equivalent of annual physical for an adult. The schedule also tends to follow the immunization requirements so that your child is prepared for each step… Read More

What Is a Pre-Participation Sports Physical?

A pre-participation sports physical examination ensures that student athletes are healthy and well enough to engage in their chosen athletic endeavor. These checkups are often mandatory under state law and must be conducted for every participation year.