Should I take my child to the pediatrician during a pandemic?
Finding ways to keep children safe and healthy is the number one priority of both parents and pediatricians. The American Academy of Pediatrics shares that "since the onset of the pandemic, a significant drop in well-child visits has resulted in delays in vaccinations, delays in appropriate screenings and referrals and delays in anticipatory guidance to assure optimal health."
Christina Holmes, M.D. greets parents with some information about the importance of well-child visits to track growth & development and keep vaccines up-to-date. She also highlights what Reid Health is doing to keep families safe.Reid Health pediatricians are prepared to ensure safe pathways for newborns, infants, children and adolescents to maintain well-child care (such as screenings, exams, and vaccines). Read more about our safe pathways to care.