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Young Kids With Cellphones May Be Particularly Vulnerable To Cyberbullying.

September 18, 2017

Thinking of getting your child a cellphone? Does your elementary aged child use a cellphone? Here’s some interesting new data about cyberbullying that you should be aware of as you manage your child’s cellphone access and use. HealthDay (9/15) reported that “cyberbullying starts early, and Continue Reading »

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Introducing Our Newest Providers!

September 3, 2017

A big welcome to Hannah Addis, CPNP and Allison Gay, MD  who have recently arrived to complete our DPC provider team. Both are super smart, super friendly and passionate about pediatrics. Hannah has over a year of experience working in a pediatric practice in Covington… Continue Reading »

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2017 Flu Shots Now Available!

September 3, 2017

Anyone 6 months of age and older, Parents, Caretakers: Come one, Come all! We are offering flu shots at any office visit, or beginning September 11th, walk in at your convenience between 8:30 and 5:00 Monday – Friday. (parents and sibs can get at one… Continue Reading »

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Lactation Services On Site!

January 20, 2017

Congratulations to Sara Harmelin, RN, CPNP, IBCLC , our wonderful Nurse Practioner who in addition to other patients has been seeing most of our newborns for the first visit at 2-5 days of age. We are excited to announce that she has completed training and… Continue Reading »

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Provider Update

January 19, 2017

We are sorry to announce that Dr. Ashley Bufe has unexpectedly made a personal decision to leave our practice. We have enjoyed our association with her and she will be missed. However, all of us at Dekalb Pediatric Center are committed and fully prepared to… Continue Reading »

Start School on the RIGHT Foot

July 28, 2016

Back to school means we get to go back to one of my favorite activities with my kids – walking to school! We are lucky to live close enough to walk to our neighborhood K-3 school and it takes about 8-10 minutes to walk the… Continue Reading »

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Flu Vaccine 2016 Update

July 28, 2016

Getting immunized against influenza every year is recommended for all adults and children 6 months and older. In June of this year the CDC and the ACIP (Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices) announced that “ Health care providers should not use live attenuated influenza vaccine… Continue Reading »

Block the Sun….for safe summer fun!

June 24, 2016

Our family loves being outdoors and here’s a picture of my son geared up for fun in the sun! With summer officially here it’s a great time to review the importance of sun protection. I’d like to share some practical tips for enjoying the outdoors… Continue Reading »