The Imperfect Storm When it rains it pours! We have been hit by what Dr. Fauci calls the “negative trifecta” - RSV, Flu, and COVID - on top of all the “common colds” of fall and winter. If you have paid any attention to recent news, you have likely heard that the national pediatric medical infrastructure is being overwhelmed. Locally, we are hearing that urgent care wait times are running … [Read more...] about COVID-Flu-RSV: The Imperfect Storm
In keeping with the latest CDC and FDA recommendations, we will now offer the bivalent COVID booster to all patients aged 5 and older, at all 3 of our locations. Please read on for details. Who can receive the vaccine at Center City Pediatrics? Only registered patients of our practice who have previously established care are eligible to be vaccinated in our office. When should the … [Read more...] about Bivalent COVID Boosters Available!￼
Sorry to hear that someone in your family tested positive for COVID. Information is available on the CDC website but please also see below for similar information. COVID Positive Children Quarantine Covid positive test results require a quarantine. Vaccination status does not affect quarantine. Children < 2 years of age: Both symptomatic and asymptomatic positive children … [Read more...] about Your COVID Questions Answered!
Welcome to spring! And welcome Dr. Brittany DiBardino to Center City Pediatrics! Dr. DiBardino will see patients in our Center City (South Street) location beginning this month. She join us from Tribeca Pediatrics in NYC, although you may already know her and her family - they have lived in Philly for several years already! Read about her on our website and don't forget to say hello when … [Read more...] about COVID Testing, Expanded Vaccine Eligibility & More!
We are excited to announce that our application to become a COVID vaccination site has been approved by the City of Philadelphia. Please take a moment to read more about how we intend to roll out the vaccine, what to expect when you arrive in our office, and how to schedule your child’s appointment. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the office by phone at … [Read more...] about COVID Vaccine Appointments Now Available!
This week brings good news, as the CDC has now fully expanded COVID vaccination eligibility to children ages 5-11. Center City Pediatrics welcomes this decision and believes it brings us closer to ending this pandemic and returning us to normalcy. As we shared last week, we have been working with the Health Department to obtain COVID vaccination site status. Our application has been submitted … [Read more...] about Expanded COVID vaccine eligibility