A Guide to Coping with Childhood Anxiety

Anxiety is a normal part of childhood and growing up, and it’s safe to say everyone experiences some level of anxiety throughout their lifetime. For a certain number of people, though, childhood anxiety may turn into teen and adult anxiety. In fact, we all probably know an adult whom we think of as a chronic “worry wart,” but does that meant they’re affected by anxiety?

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Three Easy Steps to Prevent the Flu

Per the CDC’s latest reports, the flu has now been reported as widespread in 42 states plus New York City and the District of Columbia, with 53 pediatric flu-related deaths reported so far. What this means for most, and certainly those with children, is that the flu is much closer to you and your home than you may think. While most of the recommendations for prevention should be practiced throughout the year, it’s more important right now to follow these steps to prevent sickness for not only you and your family, but numerous others. 

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Why you should activate your MyChart account

MyChart is a great tool that allows you to access your child’s lab results, shot records, doctor notes, daycare forms, and send requests for rx refills and secure emails.  There is even an app for it!! Activate your child’s account, or have your teenage child activate their own account the next time you are in the office or call the front desk to help you activate it over the phone.  Immunization records printed from MyChart are able to be turned into school/daycare with no signature needed! Its that easy!