COVID-19 Infection or Antibody Tests are available

By Dr. Karen Agnew We understand that many families are anxious to have their children tested for COVID-19. We can now do that and we are offering two testing options: for acute infection for the coronavirus antibodies The acute infection diagnostic test This test checks samples from swabs of the inside of the nose to…

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mental health tips during the quarantine

By Dr. Carla Barreau With long periods of uncertainty, it’s important to take control of the moments you can. By diving into long-term projects, finding humor in each day or simply reminding yourself this is temporary, you can capture small moments of control during chaotic times. This is our third and final blog in a…

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wellness tips during COVID-19

By Dr. Robert Wallace During this uncertain time, it’s important to stay balanced. We understand that it can be difficult to stay calm while everything else seems so out of control. But we believe it’s important to find the positive in the world when you can ― from finding a “retreat space” and limiting exposure…

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Ohio AAP says to keep well-child visits

By Dr. Melissa Wallace Columbus, OH – The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP) is encouraging families to maintain routine pediatric appointments during the COVID-19 pandemic. In-person, routine well child visits are still recommended for all children at this time, especially children under two who need to maintain their vaccination schedules. “The risk…

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Keep your children's mental health strong during the quarantine - get parenting support

By Dr. Rosalynd Brackens Now more than ever, it’s important for you and your children to be as emotionally strong as possible. We understand you may feel more anxious because of these uncertain times. We hope you take the time to establish or continue self-care practices that reflect who you are! From playing outside and…

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coronavirus update from Suburban Pediatrics

By Dr. Ronna Schneider We thank you for your patience and understanding as our processes evolve with how state and federal officials are handling the coronavirus (COVID-19).   We want to update you on our most recent changes to provide the best care for all our children. Our team asks that only one adult attends…

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Cincinnati Children's announces new school note policy

By Dr. Angelique Gloster The school year is full of excitement — but it can also be full of colds and other minor illnesses. Sometimes those “bugs” mean a missed school day, and we want you to know that Cincinnati Children’s Liberty Primary Care, Cincinnati Children’s Mason Primary Care and Cincinnati Children’s Springdale Primary Care have…

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Mother and child follow guidelines for Coronavirus policy for Cincinnati Children's

By Dr. Jennifer Ringel There is a lot of anxiety surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19). That’s why we want our families to know our advice and recommendations during this time. Be assured that we are following the daily reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). At…

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well check vs. office visit

By Dr. Kristin Kaltenstadler At Cincinnati Children’s Liberty, Mason and Springdale Primary Care, we always want what’s best for you and your child. That’s why we try to keep well-check appointments and office visits separate whenever possible. However, these visits do get combined because of certain circumstances. We’re happy to do this, but insurance requires…

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how to prepare your children for shots

By Dr. Tina DuMont Shots are never fun — for the child or the adult. The fear associated with the shot can cause children to not want to go to the pediatrician. But because shots provide the protection that each child needs, parents can help prepare their kids for the big moment. Here are a…

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