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.
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.
The COVID-19 vaccines will prevent hundreds of thousands of children and adults from becoming very sick or dying from this virus. That’s why Weiss Pediatric Care is encouraging everyone to get the vaccine.
Weiss Pediatric Care offers COVID testing for kids. Here’s everything you need to know.
As if living in the time of COVID-19 isn’t challenging enough, now parents are faced with the really difficult decision about whether or not to send their children back to school.
Here is what you need to know about COVID testing in our area, including a list of questions based on CDC recommendations that may help you decide when to seek testing.
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.
By knowing what to look for when it comes to reducing risks in early childhood centers, you’ll be better prepared to answer this question for your family.
The takeaway is that this newly reported condition in children is VERY, VERY rare. Knowing what to look for is important. But even more important is keeping calm, keeping everything in perspective, and having access to accurate information. Call us with questions or concerns. We’re here for you.
While we continue to follow guidelines to keep everyone safe, we’re looking forward to seeing you now and over the summer so that everyone is ready for a healthy start to a new school year. Call today to confirm your child’s summer physical appointment.