As stay at home orders are lifted across the country, wearing masks will be one part of doing it safely. Many parents wonder: how can we get our kids to do this?
Coronavirus is all over the news and I’m seeing either panic or denial in many people. Neither of those positions will help. We need to prepare, not panic.
Infection prevention has been on many minds during this long flu season. Now that coronavirus is threatening to spread world wide, what can we do?
Two measles vaccines are part of the standard vaccine schedule in the US. Do you know when outbreaks change the recommendations?
Why is everyone so worked up about the measles showing up all around the country? Is it really a big deal?
Drowning is one of the most common preventable causes of death in infants, kids, and teens. Learn how to protect against this tragedy!
When your family gets sick, what can you do before running to the ER or clinic?
Meningitis occurs when a virus or bacteria causes inflammation of our brain or spinal cord. We use several different vaccines to prevent a few types of meningitis, but it’s all very confusing. Recent commercials have raised questions about what these vaccines are and if they’re needed. Today we’ll go over what meningitis is and what […]
Sometimes vaccines are given too soon to count toward the required vaccine schedule. This can easily happen if there are changes to the standard vaccine schedule for any reason, but what does that mean for the child? Are they in danger? Do they need extra shots? Is that even safe??? Early vaccines don’t count. Don’t […]
Ear infections are all too common and cause a lot of distress for kids and their families. What can we do to help prevent them from happening? This is part 3 of a three-part series. All About Ear Infections – What they are and why they happen All About Ear Infections – Treatments All About […]