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!
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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!
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
As approval nears for the expanded eligibility of the COVID vaccine for children less than 12 years of age, our office has received an increase in calls from parents and caregivers asking for our opinion on immunizing their children. We are happy to share our thoughts. Center City Pediatrics remains a vaccinating practice, and the COVID-19 vaccine is no different. As such, we strongly encourage … [Read more...] about COVID Vaccine Eligibility
As the weather begins to change and pollen counts get high, seasonal allergies become a problem for many children. Want to know what causes allergies and how you can help control their symptoms? Read on! 1. What are allergies and what causes seasonal allergies in kids? Allergies are an overreaction of your child’s immune system to a normally harmless substance or allergen. In seasonal … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About Seasonal Allergies in Kids
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!