Flu vaccines will be scheduled-only this season to allow for safety precautions to remain in place. We are offering appointments for flu vaccines at various times to include Saturdays and evening at some locations. Please call your specific location for details. … Continue reading
Due to COVID-19 safety restrictions we apologize that we cannot accept school forms or medication forms by drop-off. You must have had a physical that is current within the past year to complete school physical forms. Please fax the form to a number below or mail it to our office Attention: Medical Records Clerk.HILLIARD: 614-529-2370LEWIS CENTER: 740-657-8100PICKERINGTON: 614-863-7388WHITEHALL: 614-434-2701Forms will be completed within 3-5 business days. … Continue reading
First of all, what is an exposure to COVID-19?
Well if you’ve been around a person with a confirmed case, you’ve had an exposure. But not all exposures are created equal!
Remember that officially the CDC defines a significant exposure as:
Being within six feet of a person who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 any time–from TWO DAYS before the symptoms began to the time that person can discontinue home isolation, … Continue reading
This is an updated COVID-19 testing pre-screening criteria we are now using in our offices, to send patients to the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Testing Center.Note that the CDC does NOT recommend routine screening in asymptomatic individuals before entering schools, as these tests can be misleading. … Continue reading
In order to keep newborns, disabled and chronically ill patients and families as safe as we can, we now require that ALL visitors and patients over age 2 wear a face covering in order to be seen. Please wear yours to and during the visit. … Continue reading
Like all of you, Pediatric Associates is looking forward to getting back to normal and for all of us, normal may look a little different.
Beginning May 4th, Pediatric Associates will begin to see well visits in the morning and ill visits in the afternoon for all patients at all locations AND we will continue to have virtual visits for certain types of illness and behavioral appointments. … Continue reading
This year marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of Pediatric Associates. During these past 60 years, our mission has always been to partner with our patients and families to promote the health and well-being of the NEXT generation. … Continue reading
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 run, … Continue reading
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 will be appropriate for this service, … Continue reading
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)
Ohio Department of Health
Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Ohio-AAP-COVID-19 … Continue reading