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Forms

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

COVID-19: Thoughts on EXPOSURES and TESTING.

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

Updated COVID-19 Testing Criteria

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

Our New Normal

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