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!
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Your COVID Questions Answered!
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!
Wait Times & Call Responses: What to Expect & Why
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
Expect Delays the Weekend of May 13th!
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!
COVID Testing, Expanded Vaccine Eligibility & More!
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!
What a Year it was…
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…