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How to Keep Your Child Safe and Healthy This Halloween

There are many things you can do as parents to keep Halloween as safe and healthy as possible for your children. Follow the link below to read helpful tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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Flumist and Flushot Availability

We are now able to offer both the Flumist and flu shot at both our Three Chopt Road and Bell Creek Road locations.  If your child is 2 years of age or older, they can receive the Flumist.  We also have a limited supply of the Quadrivalent (four strain) flu shot for ages 6 months up to 3 years of age and the Trivalent (three strain)  flu shot which can be given to children 6 months of age and up.  If you would like to schedule an appointment, please contact our Call Center at 804-282-4205 to confirm availability and schedule an appointment.             

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Is That Backpack Too Heavy?

Did you know that a child's backpack should not weigh more than 20% of his total body weight?  As the school year starts this fall, you may want to evaluate your child's book bag and discuss strategies to keep it lighter and wear it properly.  Please follow the link below to an article from the American Academy of Pediatrics for more information.

Our Lactation Center

Whether you have questions about breastfeeding your child, want reassurance that nursing is going well, or need assistance finding the right breast pump or nursing bra, our Lactation Consultants are here to help.

Flu Shot Delay

For current information about flu vaccine availability at our office as well as a list of local pharmacies offering the flu vaccine, please click the link below.


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