October 2017 English/Spanish Newsletter

Happy Halloween! Recipe of the month: Witches’ Hats  – You can make these with your children! 2 (16 oz.) packages fudge stripe cookies, 1 (9 oz.) bag Hershey’s milk chocolate candy kisses, unwrapped, 1 (4.5 oz.) tube decorating gel (orange or yellow), melted...

September 2017 English/Spanish newsletter

2017-2018 Influenza (Flu) season is almost here The influenza infection can be very serious, resulting in hospitalization or death of some children every year. The Flu vaccine is the best strategy to reduce infection and spread. Therefore, is very important for...

August 2017 Newsletter English/Spanish

Back to School Tips Making the First Day Easier Remind your child that there are probably a lot of students who are uneasy about the first day of school. This may be at any age. Tell your child that teachers know that students are nervous and will make an effort to...

June 2017 newsletter English/Spanish

The Complex World of billing – how are your Well Visits billed and what happens if a problem is found??? Medical billing is very complex and is based on a process called coding. Each service,procedure, lab and screen is billed separately. When you bring your child to...

May 2017 Newsletter English/Spanish

Acetaminophen Dosage Table for Fever and Pain   Acetaminophen (such as Tylenol, Feverall, Tempra) is an over the counter medicine used to reduce fever and pain. Improper dosing is one of the biggest problems in giving acetaminophen to children. This chart from...

April 2017 Newsletter English/Spanish

Water and Contact Lenses don’t Mix!!   Water can introduce germs to the eyes through contact lenses. Water can cause soft contact lenses to change shape, swell, and stick to the eye. This is uncomfortable and can scratch the cornea, which makes it easier for...