This past week, Pfizer announced they are seeking FDA approval for their Covid-19 in children ages 12 and up, and Moderna is currently conducting trials with their vaccine in children as young as 6 months of age. These are big developments in our efforts to end this pandemic. While we don’t have a great timeline […]
Long waits at the doctor’s office have, unfortunately, become somewhat expected. You are told to arrive at a certain time but still find yourself waiting well after your appointment time. We understand this is frustrating, and rightly so. Covid-19 has changed a lot of how we do things, some adding to wait times and some […]
Dr. Padgett addresses a good question, one that is probably on the mind of more than one parent. She researched the site below and thinks the article is informative and beneficial to parents. As always, please call your child’s pediatrician if you have further questions or concerns. Please click here to read the article…
Our local schools have been hard at work planning for safe re-openings in the coming weeks. The decision on when to open and when or if to send your child to school has become very difficult this year, and in many cases is a personal one that each family must make on an individual basis. […]
Let’s be real. All of us are ready for things to get back to normal as soon as possible. I’m tired of wearing my mask everywhere. It’s hot outside and I don’t like the feel of my breath constantly on my face. But as I try to squeeze in summer activities before school (hopefully) […]
Quarantine related to the COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges to families. Many parents are attempting to work, homeschool, and parent simultaneously! As a result of all this home time, various pediatric behavioral challenges have emerged or have been amplified. Here is more information that discusses how to manage some COVID-19 quarantine behavioral issues.