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Mother and her children decorating pumpkins. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Sara Smith
Thursday, October 21, 2021

Finding Fun in Halloween Without the Fright of COVID-19

With COVID-19 still looming, precautions are in order when planning Halloween fun. In this blog, find the latest guidance on safely celebrating Halloween. Read full post>>

Pediatrician talking to young boy in clinic. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Mark C. Downey
Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Should My Son Get the HPV Vaccine?

The HPV vaccine helps prevent HPV, the most common sexually transmitted infection, and cancers caused by HPV. Learn more about the benefits for boys and girls. Read full post>>

Little boy at school who looks distant and upset. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Christina Neeley
Monday, October 18, 2021

Early Puberty: Signs, Causes, Effects, and Treatment

Precocious or early puberty brings along unique challenges for affected children. Here's what you should know to keep them physically and mentally healthy. Read full post>>

Mom and daughter take a trip to the doctor's office for an appointment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Posted By: CHKD Web Team
Tuesday, October 5, 2021

COVID-19: Testing and Treatment for Children

If you need a COVID-19 test for your child, please use the information in this blog to determine where to get tested. Read full post>>

Pediatrician talking to a mom and her daughter. Posted By: CHKD Medical Group, Dr. Sara Smith
Monday, September 20, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine and the Flu Shot

With more children being infected with COVID, vaccinations for the flu and COVID-19 are more important than ever. Read for guidance on vaccinating your child. Read full post>>

The Leishman family. Posted By: Audrey Leishman
Thursday, September 2, 2021

Sepsis and Toxic Shock Syndrome: Awareness Can Save Lives

Toxic shock syndrome is a rare and potentially deadly complication. However, the stories of these women prove that spreading awareness can save lives. Read full post>>