Teen Safe Driving Program—The Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics was recently awarded a one year grant from the Allstate Foundation to develop a network of pediatricians, public health experts, parents and kids to educate families about the importance of strong teen driving laws, and support policies and programs which promote safe teen driving. To find out more about what you can do, please check out the following links:
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Mercer Island Pediatrics patients only may begin scheduling flu vaccine appointments now for the 2013-2014 flu season. Online appointments continue to be available. Click here to schedule.
Flumist is available for patients AND ADULTS from 2 years to 50 years who do NOT have:
Asthma Egg allergy Aspirin therapy Pregnancy
Any serious chronic condition
Flu Shots are available for patients ages 6 months to 25 years who are not allergic to eggs. We are unable to administer the flu shot to parents at this time.
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Also, check out the Kids’ Wellness Tracker. With this free and robust iPhone app, parents can conveniently organize, manage, and store their children’s health information.
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Click here to print a copy of our e-brochure.
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Expecting? … Congratulations!
Dr. Julie Ellner continues to host “Ask the Pediatrician” sessions throughout the fall and winter months for expectant parents. These evening sessions are offered at no cost and focus on answering questions and concerns for parents-to-be. Sessions are held every Tuesday, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Call 206-275-2122 to schedule your one-on-one, 20-minute session.
SYMPTOM CHECKER FROM THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS
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