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COVID bivalent booster vaccines

The Federal Drug and Food Administration (FDA) has authorized the use of Moderna and Pfizer Bivalent Vaccines for a single additional booster dose given 2 months after completion of the primary series or the most recent booster dose of an approved or authorized monovalent (original) COVID-19 vaccine. … Continue reading

Recent Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) message to patients

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) recently sent out communications to families regarding routine vaccinations not being up-to-date. Please view the link at the bottom of this message for the state information regarding this message.
If you would like to double check your child’s immunization status you can view their immunization record. … Continue reading

COVID vaccine approved ages 6 months – 5 years

This weekend, COVID vaccines were approved by the FDA and CDC for children ages 6 months-5 years. We will be offering the Pfizer COVID vaccine in our office for this age range. We are working on getting the doses for younger children in our office and ready to go-the office will post again and send MyChart blast messaging when scheduling is available. … Continue reading

Pfizer COVID-19 booster approved for ages 5+

The Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccine was recently approved by the FDA and CDC advisory committees for ages 5 and up. The booster dose can be given 5 months after the 2nd dose in the original series.  A nurse appointment to receive the booster dose can be made on MyChart. … Continue reading

Formula Shortage Information

The formula shortage has been affecting many of our patients. Please see below for more information from the American Academy of Pediatrics and an infographic on cross brand substitution options.
Reminder: making homemade formula or adding extra water to formula can be dangerous for infants. … Continue reading

Masks in the office

Reminder: We are still requiring masks in the office at this time to continue to help protect young infants and children too young to be vaccinated, as well as those children with high risk medical conditions.
We appreciate your help keeping all our patients safe and healthy! … Continue reading

MyChart COVID Vaccine Scheduling at Pediatrics 5280

We are currently using MyChart (online patient portal) to schedule COVID vaccine appointments. This can be used for patients of any approved age to receive COVID vaccine (currently ages 5+), and any dose needed (first, second or booster). It is the Pfizer COVID vaccine-2nd dose should be scheduled 3 weeks after the first dose. … Continue reading

Pfizer COVID vaccine approved for ages 5-11

November 2nd, 2021 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation that children 5 to 11 years old be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the Emergency Use Authorization of the Pfizer vaccine down to age 5 years. … Continue reading

Updated Covid-19 FAQs

Frequently Asked COVID-19 Questions:
We are taking extra precautions to provide safe care, including scheduling only well care in the mornings and sick care in the afternoons with enhanced cleaning procedures in the office. We also have the ability to schedule telemedicine appointments with our providers. … Continue reading