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UPDATED: CURRENT COVID-19 TESTING CRITERIA FOR PEDIATRIC PATIENTS

The drive-through COVID-19 testing site continues to operate on the main campus of Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  Because of continued limited testing supplies only children who meet the criteria below will be tested.  Also, because of the number of tests being … Continue reading

Telemedicine “Virtual” Visits: Tips for a GREAT visit with us online!

Virtual Visits are Here! To meet your needs in the time of COVID-19, and to continue to provide convenient access to your doctors, Pediatric Associates is now offering TELEHEALTH (“virtual”) visits from the comfort of your own home.  Certain visits … Continue reading

Recommended COVID-19 Resources For Families

There are many good resources for families on the Internet for COVID-19.  We’ve picked a few that we feel are reliable and reasonable, and have listed them here. HealthyChildren.org (sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics) https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/chest-lungs/Pages/2019-Novel-Coronavirus.aspx Ohio Department of … Continue reading

UPDATED: Important Coronavirus Questions and Answers

Frequently Asked Questions for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Adapted from the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention–Revised 3/13/2020) How does COVID-19 spread?  The virus spreads mainly from person-to-person Between people who are in close contact (within about … Continue reading

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions ANSWERED!

The following is adapted from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Website.  For more detailed information, please visit the site at this web address: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html Who is at risk for exposure to COVID-19? People who have had prolonged and close … Continue reading