The flu has arrived in Sarasota and based on what has been reported from the other side of the globe where winter has come and gone and along with it, their flu season, this is expected to be an especially bad year for flu in this country. We are already beginning to see that prediction come true.
BABY-LED WEANING : Although fairly new in popularity in the U.S, different cultures worldwide have been using it for years.
A nationwide shortage of the FluMist, or nasal spray flu vaccine, is limiting the ways we can protect children from the flu this year. The good news is that we have injectable flu vaccine available now. Don’t let the flu keep you or your children from the holidays, school or work.
Call today to schedule your child’s flu vaccine!
Our well-child visits are one of the most important ways we help keep your child, and your whole family healthy. Because our preventative visits include much more than a comprehensive head to toe exam, these appointments often take between 30-60 minutes. Here are some things you can expect at a Weiss Pediatric Care well-child visit.
Weiss Pediatric Care’s updated immunization schedule, based on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ and Center for Disease Controls’ recommendations, is designed to protect your child as early as possible from potentially deadly diseases such as measles and pertussis.
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. Whether you’re pregnant or may be pregnant some day, here’s what you can do to help reduce the risk of birth defects.
Hats off to Kevin, our first Fit4AllKids graduate. Kevin is just 9 years old, and he is already on the path to a lifetime of healthy habits!
At Weiss Pediatric Care, we want you to have all the latest information about Ebola and enterovirus so that you can calm your own fears, and talk to your children in ways that are age-appropriate and that minimize worry.
It’s so frustrating to see signs all over town saying, “Get Your Flu Shots here!” Like you, we are wondering why the big stores have plenty of flu vaccine to go around while Pediatricians all over the country are waiting to receive orders placed months and months ago. Thanks for your patience as you wait, along with us, for the much anticipated delivery of our 2014-15 flu vaccines!
With many school and community athletic programs already in full swing, we want to remind you to pay particular attention to head injuries.