Tis The Season...For Forms! The days may be getting shorter, but as kids prepare to return to school and daycare our “to-do lists” are longer than ever. At the top of our lists are scheduling annual wellness exams, completing school/daycare/athletic forms and retrieving immunization records. Please review our Forms Policy for everything you need to know about submitting forms, … [Read more...] about Forms and Flu Shots – It’s Back to School Time!
The Waiting Is The Hardest Part We hear you. You have spoken to us during your visits, thoughtfully completed your post-visit satisfaction surveys, and even offered your ideas to our suggestion boxes. WAIT TIMES HAVE INCREASED! Whether you are in the office for an appointment or at home connecting to our triage nurses, you have noted delays. As always, we strive to be transparent in our … [Read more...] about Wait Times & Call Responses: What to Expect & Why
Center City Pediatrics strives to keep up with the most up-to-date technology advances. As a result, we will complete a series of important updates to our systems the weekend of May 13, 2022. These updates will impact office hours and availability during that weekend: · The Fishtown office will close at 12 noon on Friday, May 13 and reopen on Monday, May 16 at … [Read more...] about Expect Delays the Weekend of May 13th!
When 2020 ended we sang “good riddance” and looked with hope onto the 2021 horizon. Little did we know that 2021 would be ending with over 800,000 Americans dead from COVID-19, higher numbers of cases than in 2020, and new variants teaching us the Greek alphabet - not to mention the most phone calls in the history of our practice! As a reminder, please check the CDC … [Read more...] about What a Year it was…
As we look ahead to the new year, we have a number of schedule updates to share - from increasing office hours to changing provider locations. In January, Center City Pediatrics will say goodbye to Dr. Grace Lee. We wish Dr. Lee well in her future endeavors! If Dr. Lee is your preferred provider, we will help you select a new provider to work with. Please call the front desk at your primary … [Read more...] about Changing Hours & Provider Schedules in 2022!
We have reason for optimism! Total number of cases of COVID-19 are falling and vaccination rates are rising. Thankfully, children are generally being spared the worst of this pandemic, and schools are committing to reopening plans. Dr. Fauci has projected that teenagers will be vaccinated by next fall, and younger school kids by early 2022. Despite this good news, we … [Read more...] about Telemedicine Changes, Preregistration for Vaccines, Text Messaging & More!