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COVID-19 vaccines Sep 22nd, 2021

See the video below for an important message about COVID-19 vaccinations!   https://vimeo.com/610002841/e990afd3a1?fbclid=IwAR0ZYeyZvysXmDXFB46bAodbsAhEuw3DnBZ1d2pbSvA0uSqn2XRqwqYKHUs

Back-to-School COVID-19 update Aug 26th, 2021

Like many pediatric offices, we have had a very busy summer at Old 4th Ward Pediatrics!  We are working hard to get school paperwork completed for all our patients returning to in-person learning and sports.  Meanwhile, there are unusually high numbers of sick children right now, who also need our...

Flu Vaccines are here!! Sep 28th, 2020

We're happy to announce that flu vaccines have arrived!  We strongly recommend that everyone 6 months and older get a flu vaccine, to protect you and your family from the flu.  Flu shots are especially important this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  For more information, see this excellent article...

7/13/20 Updated COVID-19 Office Policies Jul 13th, 2020

As cases of COVID-19 continue to increase in Atlanta, we are working hard to keep our patients and our staff safe and healthy!  As we have been throughout this pandemic, our office remains open and available to take care of your children, both for well and sick visits!  We recognize...

4/20/20 Tips for improving your child's sleep Apr 20th, 2020

Tips for Improving Your Child’s Sleep Keep a consistent schedule Sleep goes smoothest when our bodies know what to expect.  Set a regular bedtime and wake-up time, and stick to them as much as possible, even on weekends.  This is how our bodies set the sleep clock and know when...

4/6/20 Helping Children Cope with COVID-19 Apr 6th, 2020

This is a complicated time to be a parent! The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to create more and more disruption to our regular routines.  As parents, we are stressed and worried ourselves about everything from our health to our job stability to finding childcare and keeping up with online school. ...

Telemedicine option now available at Old 4th Ward Pediatrics Mar 23rd, 2020

In order to keep you safe (and at home!), we have started doing remote telemedicine visits. The process to do these visits as of now is as follows: Call office at (404) 267-6229 to schedule - our staff will determine if visit is appropriate for telemedicine. Your insurance will be...

3/19/20 Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Mar 19th, 2020

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions We want to reassure you that we are working hard to keep ourselves informed and updated, so that we can do our part to help our families stay safe and prepared.  Here are a few updates and answers to questions you may have.  Please keep in...

3/17/20 Coronavirus/COVID-19 updates Mar 16th, 2020

Keep in mind that information and recommendations is rapidly changing day by day. For most current info on COVID-19, we suggest going to these websites: Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta CHOA Corona Virus COVID-19 website CDC CDC corona virus updates Academy of Pediatrics website Academy of Pediatrics website For the very latest on what...