Flu season continues to hit the area. It is not too late to get a flu vaccine. However, supply is running low.
Currently, both offices have plenty of vaccine for patients ages 6 months to 36 months.
Both offices are out of vaccine for patients 36 months and older.
To find flu vaccine in your area for you or your child over 36 months of age, the C.D.C. suggests consulting vaccinefinder.org.
To vaccinate your child age 6 – 36 months against the flu, please contact the office at (513) 248-1210.
The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics is launching a new immunization advocacy group that is led by parents called Ohio Parents Advocating for Vaccines (PA4V).
Who we are: Ohio PA4V is a group of Ohio parents advocating for vaccines and spreading accurate information about the disease burden, safety and effectiveness of vaccines. Some of us are vaccine-preventable disease survivors, parents of immuno-compromised children, or parents of healthy children because of immunizations. All of us are fierce advocates for combatting misinformation on vaccines!
Why we care: We vaccinate our children (if medically possible) for their own health and safety, as well as the health and safety of our community. Ohio’s immunization rates for children and adolescents are NOT where they need to be for all of our children to be protected from potentially dangerous vaccine-preventable diseases. The misinformation has scared parents, and it is time to set the record straight.
What we do: We share factual information and stories about vaccines! Here is how to get involved:
– Join PA4V! There is no membership fee, and we don’t ask anything from you expect to occasionally share our social media posts to get the word out about the truth around vaccines. You can sign up here http://www.OhioAAP.org/OhioPA4V.
– Share the facts! Go to http://www.OhioAAP.org/OhioPA4V to get access to resources you can share with your friends, family and on social media.
– Share your story! Go to http://www.OhioAAP.org/OhioPA4V and share your story about why immunizations are so import to you and your family. You can do this with a sentence or two or a video you upload.
– Participate in our upcoming #iVAX campaign! Publicly share that you understand the importance of vaccinating yourself and your family against vaccine preventable diseases.
Find us on Twitter and Facebook! Twitter: https://twitter.com/OhioPA4V
See the attached article for an introduction to a few smartphone apps that could be useful for expecting and/or current parents.
Best Apps For Parents
ESD Pediatric Group is very excited to introduce online check in. All you need is your patient portal account. Reduce the time you spend in the waiting room by updating demographics, insurance information and form completion from your mobile device or comfort of your own home.
We realize your time is valuable. With online check in, many of the forms required for your child’s appointment can be completed on the patient portal in the comfort of your home prior to arriving at the office.
If you prefer to complete the forms in the office, it is still recommended that you arrive 15 minutes early to complete the necessary digital forms.
ESD Pediatric Group….embracing technology to improve patient health care and outcomes!