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Preventing Drownings During COVID-19

June 24, 2020 | COVID-19, Health & Safety | 0 comments | Author:

Pediatricians are sounding the alarm that kids may be at an increased risk of drowning during the coronavirus pandemic. Ali Griffin, APRN, offers tips to help keep everyone safe around water this summer.


Why Does My Infant & Child Need Extra Vitamin D?

October 24, 2019 | Health & Safety | 0 comments | Author:

Vitamin D is especially important during infancy, childhood and adolescence. Erin Gennocro, Weiss Pediatric Care’s Nurse Practitioner, provides a quick guide to the why’s and what-to-do’s about Vitamin D and kids.


Diarrhea…What To DO (or Not Do!)

August 27, 2019 | Infant and Child Health | 0 comments | Author:

What are common causes of diarrhea, how you know if your child has it, what to do (and not do) about it AND how to prevent it in the first place.


TAKING CHARGE OF ANXIETY

July 8, 2019 | Emotional Health | 0 comments | Author:

Kids and teens can learn to manage anxiety using a quick and simple technique.


Keeping Kids Safe on July 4th

July 1, 2019 | Health & Safety | 0 comments | Author:

Before you hand your children sparklers this year or invite them to join you in creating fireworks displays at home, consider these sobering facts and enjoy public displays by professionals instead.


Fever: Should We Worry?

April 4, 2019 | Health & Safety | 0 comments | Author:

Fevers aren’t the bad guys. They’re the superheroes who kill the germs that can’t survive in higher body temperatures.


Media and Screen Time for Young Children and Families – Ali Griffin, ARNP

June 30, 2017 | Parenting | 0 comments | Author:

Kids’ checkups include questions about screen time, social media, and electronic use….and for good reasons!


BABY-LED WEANING – Ali Griffin, ARNP

June 4, 2017 | Eating & Nutrition, Infant and Child Health | 0 comments | Author:

BABY-LED WEANING : Although fairly new in popularity in the U.S, different cultures worldwide have been using it for years.


Weiss Pediatric Care “Think Tank” – An Update from the Family Advisory Board

April 30, 2016 | Family Advisory Board | 0 comments | Author:

The focus of the most recent quarterly meeting of Weiss Pediatric Care’s Family Advisory Board was on surveys and questionnaires that are a vital part of the comprehensive care that we provide. Find out more about them and about the recommendations from this brilliant “think tank” of parents!


Injectable Flu Vaccine Available Despite FluMist Shortage!

October 26, 2015 | Infant and Child Health | 0 comments | Author:

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!