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If you needed another reason to immunize against measles…

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/05/07/404963436/scientists-crack-a-50-year-old-mystery-about-the-measles-vaccine

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Snow Daze ***

We will be trying our best to be available for your child’s needs this week during the blizzards. We will remain available for sick visits for those who are able to safely travel. If conditions merit, we may delay preventive visits…to prevent accidents in slippery weather. Please do not travel if conditions are unsafe or […]

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New carseat recommendations: stay rear facing as long as possible

National guidelines based on work done in Portland at OHSU have just come out to keep children rear facing as long as possible, from a new evaluation of current injury data.  Be sure to check this link for the story:  http://www.aappublications.org/news/2018/08/30/passengersafety083018  

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Questions about flu vaccines? You’re not alone, we’re here to help.

Happy to discuss at your child’s next preventive or immunization visit. Some good info to get started here: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/qa/misconceptions.htm

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Back to School tips and Immunizations Are In For “Back to School”!

Good tips here from the American Academy of Pediatrics:  https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/gradeschool/school/Pages/Back-to-School-Tips.aspx Immunizations are in for back to school, including flu vaccines. Give us a ring to schedule an efficient “shots only” visit, or for any other concerns as our kids join the germ fest!  Dr. Martin reminds all kids to get a good night’s sleep, brush […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Availability

We are….because they were.  Honoring those whose legacy we live, we hope that all of you celebrate well and safely this Memorial Day weekend.  We will have regular hours Friday available for acute care.  Saturday and Sunday we may be in and out of range remembering those on whose shoulders we stand, and enjoying the […]

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2018 Safer Sunscreen Guide

To help keep your child’s skin safe and healthy this Summer, be sure to follow the advice at the link for safer sunscreens!  Loose fitting light clothing, hats and sunglasses (where possible!) are also key.  We recommend keeping sunscreen by your front door or where you get your child ready as a reminder to use it […]

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Be Safe Out There, Ghouls and Goblins….and be sure to brush your teeth!

https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/news-features-and-safety-tips/Pages/Halloween-Safety-Tips.aspx    Good advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Click the link here for good Halloween tips before you head out.

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Enjoy Summer Safely!

Here’s a link to the latest safer sunscreens guide.   Always be sure to test new sunscreens by putting a patch of it on the leg before putting it all over your child’s body.  Be sure to drink extra water, wear your sunglasses/sun hats, and consider swim lessons, making sure younger children are observed at […]

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We are opening special time slots during these school opening weeks for any last minute tune up needs as school starts. Give us a ring at 541.386.2300.

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