Belly Ache? Try our Symptom Checker
Is your child complaining of a tummy ache? Maybe a sore throat? Perhaps an earache?
Try out our Symptom Checker to get an idea of what different symptoms might mean. Just click on the part of the body your child is having problems with and read about possible ailments or illness.
And as always, don't hesitate to contact our office with your questions. Our Triage Nurses are available during office hours.
Welcome Dr. Mary Kay Bartek
Starting May 18 Pediatric Associates will welcome Dr. Mary Kay Bartek to the practice.
Dr. Bartek is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine and did her Pediatric Residency at the University of Tennessee's LeBonheur Children's Hospital in Memphis.
She enjoys biking and running as well as travel.
She will be accepting new patients starting in May.
Recall: Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injector
Sanofi U.S. is voluntarily recalling Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injectors due to suspected malfunctions that could deliver the wrong dose of medication. If your child uses one, please contact our office and ask for an alternate epinephrine auto-injector. You should only use Auvi-Q in the case of a life-threatening allergic reaction in which no other injector is immediately available and then call 911.
American Academy of Pediatrics President Urges Parents to
Vaccinate Their Children Against Measles
Statement by Sandra G. Hassink, MD, FAAP
As the measles outbreak linked to Disneyland continues to spread, pediatricians are deeply concerned about the children who have been infected, and those who are at risk because they have not been vaccinated. The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly urges parents to make sure their children have received the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. While it is best to get the vaccine as soon as your child reaches the recommended age, it is never too late to get your children caught up so they can receive the vaccine and be fully protected. Read More