05/20/20

Answers to your most common telehealth questions

During these challenging times, CHOC Children’s is offering parents peace of mind when it comes to caring for their children’s health and well-being. All medical care for kids is essential, including well visits, immunizations and access to specialty care. That’s why we’ve kept our offices open with additional safety measures in place and why we are … continue reading

05/18/20

How to help kids that are afraid of masks due to COVID-19

By Dr. Marni Nagel, pediatric psychologist at CHOC Children’s It is normal for children to have fears. Some kids are afraid of the dark, some are afraid of monsters and others are afraid of masks. We are experiencing an unprecedented time, full of uncertainty, which can make previous fears even stronger or bring on new … continue reading

05/18/20

I’m a pediatrician. Here’s what I want you to know about vaccines.

By Dr. Katherine Williamson, a CHOC Children’s pediatrician Proper vaccination is important for all people, but especially infants and babies. When children follow the recommended immunization schedule outlined by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), they are better protected against potentially life-threatening diseases. During the COVID-19 pandemic, your CHOC pediatrician’s office is a safe, socially … continue reading

05/18/20

Is it OK to skip your child’s checkup if they’re healthy?

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05/14/20

I’m a pediatric dentist. Here’s what I want parents to know about dental care during COVID-19.

By Dr. Richard Mungo, chair of pediatric dentistry at CHOC Children’s At CHOC Children’s, we know you want to give your child the very best care every day, especially during these uncertain times. Kids are kids, even during a pandemic. They may trip playing hopscotch and crack a tooth or cause harm to the soft tissues … continue reading

05/13/20

How to help your teen cope with COVID-19 cancellations

By Dr. Mery Taylor, pediatric psychologist at CHOC Children’s To high school seniors, schools being closed doesn’t equal a vacation – to them, this is time they won’t get back with their friends.  It’s normal for teens to feel anxious during this period of their lives, as they close one chapter and begin another. However, teens … continue reading

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