Brandywine Pediatrics CLOSED October 15-16

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Due to major construction in the building, Brandywine Pediatrics will be closed for any office visits the weekend of October 15 & 16.  The on-call doctor will still be available by telephone for urgent calls.  Thank you for your understanding.

Updated CDC Covid Guidance

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The CDC has revised and “streamlined” its COVID-19 recommendations. The changes include the dropping of mandatory masking and social distancing. The isolation guidance for Covid illness has not changed. An excerpt from the CDC website of current CDC recommendations (changes … Continued

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

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

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