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COVID booster vaccines for 5-11 year olds

Booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 mRNA vaccine under an Emergency Use Authorization to children ages 5 to 11 years are now being offered. The booster dose can be received anytime 5 months after the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. The Renton School district is offering vaccines clinics now through June 15, 2022. Sign […]

FORMULA SHORTAGE

We know that there are many of you who may be struggling in the face of the nationwide formula shortage. We want you to know we are here for you. Valley Children’s Thearpy department has compiled a list of several helpful resources for those who are having trouble finding the formula you need. https://www.valleymed.org/services/all-specialties/childrens-therapy/feeding-and-nutrition To […]

MASK POLICY

THE CDC STILL REQUIRES ALL INDIVIDUALS, AGES 2 AND OVER, IN A MEDICAL FACILITY TO WEAR A MASK, REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS. THANK YOU FOR CONTINUING TO WEAR A MASK IN OUR CLINICS TO HELP KEEP OUR PATIENTS, STAFF, AND PROVIDERS SAFE.

At home COVID-19 tests

The federal government is now offering 4 free at-home rapid antigen COVID-19 tests per household. You can order them here https://www.covidtests.gov/ Tests will be mailed and are expected to arrive in late January.

COVID testing

With the current surge in COVID-19 cases, it can be very challenging to find a test when needed.  If your child needs a test due to symptoms of COVID-19, due to an exposure, or for another reason, we advise that you make an appointment at a community testing site using the following link:  COVID-19 testing […]

COVID Booster shots for children 12-15 years old

Kids age 12 and up can now get a booster shot of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine after the CDC last week recommended COVID-19 boosters at least 5 months after their second shot. Please use the following link to locate a vaccine near you: Vaccinate WA: Find COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Near You. We are currently not offering […]

COVID Vaccine clinic update

Our pediatric COVID vaccine clinic for ages 5-11 year olds on Saturday, 11/20/21, is now full. We still have openings available for our COVID vaccine clinic on Monday, 11/22/21, and Tuesday, 11/23/21. Please call to schedule! We do not have the COVID vaccine available for our patients ages 12-18 years, just ages 5-11 years. There […]

COVID Vaccine Clinic for 5-11 year olds

We anticipate our initial shipment of COVID vaccine for ages 5-11 years to arrive in our clinic early next week. We will be hosting a vaccine clinic  on Saturday, 11/20/21, with the 2nd dose scheduled 3 weeks later on Saturday, 12/11/21. The vaccine clinic will be by appointment only, so please call to schedule.  Our […]

COVID Vaccine Update for 5-11 year olds

The initial allotment of pediatric COVID vaccine in Washington State was sent to large, mass vaccination sites and hospital systems as well as some pharmacies.  We do not have any in our office yet, although we have placed an order and are hoping to be able to help vaccinate our patients here in our clinic […]

COVID Vaccine for 5-11 year olds

The FDA Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee met 10/26/21 and voted to recommend emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID vaccine for children ages 5-11 years old. There are several more steps in the process and we expect vaccines to be available to 5-11 year olds at some point in the next 1-2 […]