As we head into winter with snow, it is a good time to remember now how important it is to wear head gear/helmets when sledding.
With the onset of fall and winter inclement weather, it is a good time to review the guidelines for seatbelt use. Seatbelt safety is a cornerstone of child safety that has become ingrained in American culture. Childhood and infant mortality has dropped since parents began following recommendations to keep infants and small children in the back […]
Every fall Jefferson Pediatrics participates in one of the most important and effective disease prevention programs at our disposal, the influenza immunization program. The flu is a significant respiratory illness that comes every year, beginning in December or January, and lasting into March or April. The flu virus is notorious for changing itself from year […]
In the summer of 2013, we began using the Phreesia pad for registering our patients at Jefferson Pediatrics. Upon check-in at the office, each person registering a patient will receive a small tablet about the size of an iPad. There are numerous advantages for patients when they use this device for registration. First, using the […]