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.
With recent events, we realize our role has had to change. But our role has changed only because our mission has remained the same—to partner with our patients and families to promote the health and well-being of the NEXT generation.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has upset life for us all. It has ultimately caused us change the way we care for our patients. We, like others, have had to decrease our office hours, limit physician and staff presence, and include the new world of virtual medicine. Change is not easy for us, but be assured we will adapt and do whatever is necessary to be there for you.
We resolve to be here at least another 60 years. We look forward to a more “normal” way of living, and caring for your children. This outbreak has forced us to start several major changes. Some of these changes will be temporary, and a few will be the “new normal.” We will continue to:
- Follow the recommendations of the CDC, the ODH, and our governor in keeping you and your children safe and healthy, and do the same for our staff.
- Offer “virtual” telehealth visits, so we can connect with you and address your concerns in a remote way.
- Share updates as we get them. The situation is changing constantly, so follow our social media channels and our website closely.
Lastly, while this is a time of great distress, we can still see, during this time of year, signs of RENEWAL. Trees are blooming. Grass is green again. Even when humans are sheltering-in-place, nature is thriving.
And, at Pediatric Associates, we will embrace this renewal, to find ways to better serve you, and your children, and your children’s children. Thanks for choosing us, and sticking with us through all of this! We plan on not coming out of this the SAME. We plan on coming out of this BETTER. We love you all dearly.