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COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

September 3, 2021 | COVID-19 | 0 comments | Author:

If you have lots of questions about COVID-19 you’re in good company.  Here are some of the most common questions parents ask us.


Happy Labor Day Weekend!

September 3, 2021 | Weiss Pediatric Care - Anouncements | 0 comments | Author:

We’ll be closed on Monday, September6th in observance of Labor Day. For medical issues that can’t wait until Tuesday, call the office and follow the prompts to reach us. Be sure to check out the “Is Your Child Sick” Symptom Checker on this page for information and advice about over 100 symptoms and illness!


COVID-19 Community Test Sites

August 27, 2021 | COVID-19 | 0 comments | Author:

Because of massive demand and limited resources, we are referring children to community sites for testing except to rule out COVID-19 when a child is sick and needs to be seen in-office. We’ve compiled an up-to-date list of testing sites to make it easier for you to locate the best site for your child.


No Mask Exemptions

August 22, 2021 | Mask Exemptions | 0 comments | Author:

In support of the health and wellness of all children in our community we do not write or prescribe exemptions for mask mandate policies, including in school settings.


Delta Variant & Kids

July 15, 2021 | COVID-19 | 0 comments | Author:

The number of COVID cases are on the rise in Sarasota County.  The positivity rate is 8.53, up 3.31% in just the past 7 days.   It’s definitely not time to let our guard down. 


Coming Soon – Harry Houdini!

July 7, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 comments | Author:

Harry Houdini, Weiss Pediatric Care’s Therapy Dog In-Training, will be joining our team soon. While his participation in visits will be by invitation only, we expect that many children and parents will ask for him whenever they come to see us.


Tropical Storm Closing

July 5, 2021 | Announcements - Storm hours | 0 comments | Author:

We’ll be closing early on Tuesday, July 6th as Tropical Storm Elsa approaches. As always we’re available by phone 24/7 for concerns that can’t wait until we reopen. Call 941-552-8341.


Keeping Kids Safe on July 4th

June 30, 2021 | 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.


Healthy Kids Need Well Visits Too!

May 28, 2021 | Health & Safety | 0 comments | Author:

Dr. Weiss and our Nurse Practitioners explain why EVERY child needs well visits, ESPECIALLY if they are typically healthy.


COVID 19 Vaccine Update – 16 years+

March 5, 2021 | COVID-19 | 0 comments | Author:

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and the state of Florida have expanded COVID 19 vaccine availability to certain High Risk adolescent individuals 16 years of age and older.