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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 […]

Flu Vaccine is here!

The 2021-22 seasonal influenza vaccine is now available at Renton Pediatrics for any child age 6 months and older.  We will be offering Saturday morning Flu Vaccine Clinics starting on October 2nd. These clinics will be by appointment only, so please call us first to schedule. We will also be offering appointments throughout the week […]

COVID-19 Vaccine now approved for children ages 12-15 years

Effective May 12, 2021,  all youth ages 12 years and older are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in WA state.  People ages 12-17  years can only receive the Pfizer vaccine. People aged 18 years and up can receive any available vaccine. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices […]