Information and Articles on Common Illnesses in Pediatrics from the blog of GetzWell Pediatrics, a premier pediatrics practice in San Francisco, California.

Common Illnesses

Information and Articles on Common Illnesses in Pediatrics from the blog of GetzWell Pediatrics, a premier pediatrics practice in San Francisco, California.

Spring Cleaning

Of course, “a fresh, new start” sounds a lot like spring cleaning—right? Whether it’s cultural traditions, seasonal product marketing, or extra daylight revealing the dust in our homes, this is the time of year when many many of us turn to tidying our houses. And it’s with good reason—there are so many mental and physical

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Winter Wellness

Now that we’ve “fallen back” to Standard Time, it feels like winter is already in the air even though we’ve still got some autumn ahead of us! And are you hearing more coughs and sniffles out in the world (or even in your own home)? We certainly are. It’s that time of year, and at

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2023-2024 FLU SHOTS ARE IN!

Important Flu Season Announcement. Our first partial shipment of mercury free flu vaccines has arrived. Please schedule your appointment as soon as possible. We are offering flu vaccines for the 2023-2024 influenza season to all members (including parents and caregivers). The CDC recommends everyone over the age of 6 months receive a flu vaccine annually.

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Winter Sickness Explosion 2022

What has been going on this fall? Our providers are seeing kids and parents getting one cold after another, hand-foot-mouth disease, diarrhea, RSV, strep — it’s already been super tough on families and we’re not even officially in flu season yet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53sS6lZGZv8 Why is this happening? It’s due at least in part to more relaxed

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COVID & Flu Vaccines at GetzWell

COVID & Flu Vaccines at GetzWell COVID Shots For parents and caregivers wanting to vaccinate their youngest children, GetzWell now has Moderna COVID vaccines for children 6 months to 5 years. This vaccine follows a two-injection schedule, 4-8 weeks apart, and it is ¼ the strength of the adult dose (or 25 mcg per dose).

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