Formula Shortages

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See AAP guidance on how to manage if your formula supply is getting low.  Hopefully, this will be a very short-lived problem. What if baby formula is out of stock everywhere? The U.S. Food & Drug Administration announced it is … Continued

Happy Nurses’ Week!

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Brandywine Pediatrics has always appreciated our fabulous nurses, but our high regard for them has heightened after 2+ years of pandemic nursing! They have adjusted daily to changing protocols and have had to continually educate themselves to be able to … Continued

New CDC Guidelines

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The CDC has shortened Covid isolation * to 5 days, if you are improving and fever-free.  Additionally, if you are “currently vaccinated” ** you do not need to quarantine ***, but you should diligently wear a mask and social distance … Continued

What’s up with omicron?

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The omicron strain of Covid is now widespread across much of the world, including the US.  It is many times more contagious than even the delta variant of Covid or than the flu.  It seems to be causing milder illness … Continued

Some COVID-19 Vaccine Answers

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Children rarely get ill from COVID-19.  Why should they be vaccinated? To avoid getting Covid: Having Covid, isolations time, quarantine time all interfere with education and social time for children and work time for parents. To avoid getting MIS-C (Multisystem … Continued

COVID-19 Testing

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COVID-19 testing is readily available at multiple Curative sites, through the Delaware Department of Health. Testing sites in Delaware   We have COVID-19 antigen tests in the office, giving results w/in 15-30 minutes.  These tests require interpretation for each patient … Continued

HERE! Covid Vaccines for 5 years & up

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COVID-19 Vaccines (Pfizer-BioNTech) for 5 & older are HERE!! To request a vaccine appointment, please email raenepa@gmail.com.  She is responding as quickly as she can to provide appointments. The Pfizer series consists of 2 vaccines given at least 21 days apart.  … Continued

Nurses needed

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Would you like to work with us?  We are currently hiring R.N.s, LPNs, and M.A.s.  Send your resume to melissa.brandywinepeds@gmail.com or fax ATTN: Nurse Melissa (302) 478-2637.  Looking forward to hearing from you!