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Back to School Prep: 8 Things for Your Checklist

With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the school year is probably going to look a lot different this year than it has in the past. However, there are some things you can do for back to school prep that will help you get ready for any scenario. Back to School Prep Checklist 1. Know Your State […]

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5 Sun Safety Tips for Kids

Summer certainly looks different this year. But with many popular summer attractions still closed or operating at reduced capacities, your family is likely to spend more time outside than ever. After all, it’s much easier to practice social distancing outdoors. Since July is UV Safety Awareness Month, we thought it was a good time to […]

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11 Ways to Entertain Kids During a Pandemic

When kids are at home and done with school work, you might hear the familiar complaint  “I’m bored!” While you can’t be expected to keep your kids busy all day every day, you can mix things up and have some fun with these ways to entertain kids. 1. Arts and Crafts Arts and crafts are […]

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7 Ways to Prep for Your Child’s Telemedicine Visit

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important that you observe stay-at-home orders and socially distancing guidelines to keep your family healthy. However, it’s also important that you do not avoid seeking medical attention when your child is sick. Luckily, a telemedicine visit is a great solution to this problem. If you don’t want to visit […]

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9 Mental Health Tips for Kids in Stressful Times

Just because kids don’t bear the same responsibilities as adults, that doesn’t mean that they don’t feel scared or anxious during stressful times. Because May is Mental Health Month, we’ve come up with a list of mental health tips for kids during stressful times. These tips can help both you and your child get through […]

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8 Most Common Food Allergies in Kids

May is National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month, so we are taking a look at the most common food allergies in kids. Many children have food sensitivities or intolerances, but allergies are different. Allergies are an immune response to certain proteins in foods. The symptoms of allergies can be more severe than the symptoms of […]

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Why Are Infant Immunizations Important?

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is a week that happens each year that highlights the importance of vaccinating children two years and younger. This year NIIW is April 25 – May 2, 2020. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the goal of this week is to educate people on how effective […]

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8 Healthy Activities for Kids to Do While School’s Out

Sometimes, school being out is a bummer for both parents and kids. Your routine changes and you might find yourself in a rut. Whether you are social distancing because of COVID-19 or have the kids home from school for the summer, you can use these healthy activities for kids to keep everyone active and happy. […]

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8 Tips for Talking to Kids About Drugs

National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week is March 30 – April 3, so we thought it was the perfect opportunity to provide some tips for talking to kids about alcohol and drugs. Open discussions about topics like substance use should begin when children are young. Using these guidelines can help you come up with a […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update from HealthPark Pediatrics

If you have a scheduled appointment at our office, and your child is experiencing any of these symptoms, PLEASE CALL AHEAD so that we can make accommodations ahead of time to limit exposure to other patients. As you all know, the flu this season, as well as the Coronavirus (COVID-19), have become a very serious […]

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