How To Manage Fevers

As we get deeper into the time of year when respiratory illnesses and fevers are so common, here is some information about fevers and how to manage them.  What is a fever? Fever is the body’s normal way of fighting an infection, and it helps our body’s immune system work more effectively to protect us. …

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CLOSED TODAY Due To Weather

CLOSED TODAY Due to the winter weather and poor road conditions, and continued snowfall, both our Fairfax and Alexandria are CLOSED today. Please call next week to reschedule any appointment that was scheduled for today. Safely enjoy the snow, limit unnecessary travel, and stay warm! Please sign up and join our email at the bottom…

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My partner and I got COVID-19 vaccines while I was pregnant, but is it safe for our newborn to be around unvaccinated people?

Congratulations on the birth of your new baby! And kudos for getting fully immunized against COVID-19 during your pregnancy for your newborn’s safety. This protects you—and also passes along protective antibodies that may reduce your baby’s risk of COVID-19 infection. In other words, you likely gave your little one some immunity against SARS-CoV-2, the virus…

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Pfizer announces positive findings from COVID vaccine booster for ages 5-11

A Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster in children ages 5-11 years significantly increased neutralizing antibody titers against the omicron variant with no new safety concerns, according to new data from the manufacturers. “These data reinforce the potential function of a third dose of the vaccine in maintaining high levels of protection against the virus in this…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Approves First COVID-19 Treatment for Young Children

April 25th, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration expanded the approval of the COVID-19 treatment Veklury (remdesivir) to include pediatric patients 28 days of age and older weighing at least 3 kilograms (about 7 pounds) with positive results of direct SARS-CoV-2 viral testing, who are hospitalized, ornot hospitalized and have mild-to-moderate COVID-19 and are…

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