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+),child getting covid vaccine 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. Booster doses are currently approved for ages 16+, 6 months after 2nd dose. We anticipate possible final approval for booster doses ages 12+ and 5 months after 2nd dose as soon as this week.

How to Schedule

Please review our Covid vaccine appointment page prior to scheduling your child’s appointment online.

MyChart COVID Vaccine Scheduling


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.

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How to Handle Head Lice

Your little one gets home from school and is scratching their head aggressively. Then you get the call that head lice is spreading around school…

It sounds like the beginning of a nightmare, but it’s very common! The most important part is understanding what you need to know to get through the next few weeks.

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Tips for Parents on Sports Injuries and Concussions

As parents, we often spend a lot of time worrying over the safety of our children. This is especially true for parents with kids that are involved in sports. But, what can you know about sports injuries and concussions that may help ease your mind just a bit?

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2 1/2 Year Old Check-Ups

Bright Futures and the American Academy of Pediatrics are now recommending a 2 1/2 year old well child visit.  Many parents have asked about this recently, so we are beginning to offer them in the office.  Since it is a fairly new recommendation, we are asking parents to contact their insurance company and confirm that it will be covered under your plan prior to scheduling.  Please talk to your primary care provider if you have questions.



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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