FLU SHOT CLINICS: October 21st & 26th. View Times and Details…

We have a limited supply of Flu shots and mist available for both private and state insured patients! No appointment necessary!  CDC recommends every child ages 6 months and up receive a flu vaccine every year. Walkup Flu Shot Clinics* … Continue reading

Latest Flu Information – Who Should Get the Flu Vaccine and Our Flu Shot and Mist Supply…

We have a limited supply of Flu shots and mist available for both private and state insured patients! No appointment necessary! CDC recommends every child ages 6 months and up receive a flu vaccine every year. Walkup Flu Shot Clinics… … Continue reading

Being Unvaccinated is the Main Reason Patients Who Have the Flu Become Hospitalized

Of those who have the flu and become hospitalized, only 23.6% of them have been vaccinated according to a research letter published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Hospital records from Duke University Medical Center in Durham, … Continue reading

Did You Know that Pediatrics of Florence Can Complete Your Child’s Physical and It’s Usually Covered 100% By Insurance?

Did You Also Know… Your child will get all recommended screenings and immunizations on the spot? We can fill out any additional paper work needed for no extra charge for a year? We can deal with any problems that may … Continue reading

How to Properly Apply Sunscreen on Your Children and Stay Safe Playing In the Sun…

You can keep your kids safe AND enjoying the beautiful sunny weather! Just a few serious sunburns can increase your child’s risk of skin cancer later in life. Kids don’t have to be at the pool, beach, or on vacation … Continue reading

Summer Sun Safety Tips

Warm, sunny days are wonderful, it is good get outdoors and to exercise outside, and the sun feels great on you skin. But the sun can harm you and your family. Too much sun exposure can cause dehydration, fever, damage … Continue reading

Car Seat Safety: A Guide to Safe Road Travel

One of the most important investments you can make in your young child’s future is a car seat. Car crashes are the number one killer of children 1-12 years old in the United States.  The best way to protect them … Continue reading

Traveling Tips – How to Make Airplane Trips with Children More Enjoyable for Everyone…

Flying with kids can be a challenge or it can be smooth-sailing. Very much depends on the age of your child, the length of your flight, and the time of day of your flight. If you have an infant, packing can … Continue reading

Tips For How To Prevent Seasonal Allergies For Your Child…

Seasonal Allergies Sometimes called “hay fever” or seasonal allergic rhinitis, are allergy symptoms that occur during certain times of the year, usually when outdoor molds release their spores or trees, grasses, and weeds release tiny pollen particles into the air … Continue reading

Why Well-Child Visits Are So Important…

Depending on the illness, you are most likely to take your child to the doctor when they are sick. Recognize that the exam at that appointment focuses on your child’s’ specific illness or problem. As such your doctor doesn’t have … Continue reading