News & Announcements
With measles cases across the country breaking all records many families are contacting us to understand how they can best protect their children and themselves. This article was created to answer some of our frequently asked questions.
Please check your medicine cabinet for infant Ibuprofen 50 mg/ 1.25 mL and see if you have medication that has been recalled
. There are potentially higher concentrations of ibuprofen in these preparation and could put your child at risk!
Many of our parents come to us asking advice about sleep difficulties in their children. Craig Canapari, MD
directs the Yale Pediatric Sleep Center and has a terrific website with lots of good resources. Before you tear your hair out, start with Craig Canapari, MD
and create a plan for better sleep for your whole family!
We are hearing often from families about concerns for concussion following head injury. There is not complete agreement on the degree of rest needed to allow young brains to heal. In general, if you experience any degree off headache, dizziness, mental fogginess within 24 hours of a minor head injury, it's related to some degree of minor head trauma or concussion. For more information please review these resources on our website
and from the CDC
If you are a patient of Dr. Navarro's practice and are interested in joining Kressly Pediatrics, here are some things to consider:
Meet our patient Elle who is 4 years old and wants to be a doctor someday.
Please read this new information
about the hidden cost of medications and why no patient needs a prescription for EpiDuo.
We are getting lots of calls about how to prevent, remove and deal with ticks. The CDC has lots of great information and for more, check out what Dr. Kressly has to say:
Many of our patients have told us that they heard information about Miralax on the news. They had some questions and were looking for our feedback. Dr. Kressly published some guidance for you to view.
Please note: Insurance companies are now requiring patients to know which lab is preferred. Please tell us if we are doing a throat or skin culture and make sure you go to the correct lab for bloodwork or you will be responsible for the bill.
If you have a child planning to play middle school or high school sports, bring your PIAA form with the completed parent sections to the office now, before the back-to-school rush.
Kressly Pediatrics is proud to announce that we have been recognized again as a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home by the NCQA
Kressly Pediatrics is proud to offer periodic CPR classes, taught by Jane and Colleen.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been in the news often in the last few weeks. Many stories are confusing. Please use the links to important information for yourself and your family.
There has been a lot of recent media attention surrounding HPV vaccine. For good information please view this video between Katie Couric and Dr. Anne Schuchat from the CDC.
Have you used your Patient Portal
Account to view immunizations or send us a secure message? If you have not yet created or used your Online Patient Account, it is important that you do so.
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