Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (2023-2024 Formula) available in our office. Call to schedule your appointment!
You have spent several months preparing the nursery for your bundle of joy including new furniture, curtains, paint, and a spanking new rocking chair just for you. That feeling of satisfaction shouldn’t lull you into a sense of complacency, though. Sorry, there is still much to do! You have the time before your little one comes home to complete a few more tasks, so we suggest 5 tips to prepare your home for a newborn.
When it comes to fighting COVID-19, we know there are many sources of information. We are grateful you trust us to give you the answers you need and the care your family deserves.
Our Approach to COVID-19 Vaccine
When you come to Towson Pediatrics, we want you to feel comfortable throughout the vaccine process. Here are a few things to get you started:
- On the day of your appointment, you will check in to our front desk as you do for a normal appointment.
- Children 6 months through 5 years of age can be vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech.
- We will ask you to view the CDC’s fact sheet and to sign a waiver or consent form.
- After check-in, you and your child may wait in the lobby. We kindly ask for your patience as you allow us to get your vaccine ready.
Towson Pediatrics’ is so excited to announce that we will be opening a second location in Harford County starting June 2022! Stay tuned for more information regarding our new office.
The CDC and AAP now recommend adolescents ages 12 and older get vaccinated against COVID-19, down from the previous authorized age of 16. The team at Towson Pediatrics is naturally excited with this development, as we recognize that children getting vaccinated will bring us one step closer to getting back to normal!
Read more about the safety, efficacy, and vaccine administration strategy for this new age group at the aappbulications.org.
Needles and doctors and pain, oh my! Such is the fear many children go through when it’s time to get their flu shot or some other important vaccination. How about you? Are you uneasy when it’s time to get a shot? If so, pay close attention to 6 tips to help children overcome their fear of shots, and it might help you too.
Flu season is here. Make sure you are informed with the best ways to protect your family.
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