NC Pediatrics provides COVID-19 PCR testing for our patients.
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If your child is traveling in the near future or has been exposed to someone that tested positive and you want him/her to get tested, please call the office to schedule an in-office test. For the safety of everyone, we are only testing at specific/scheduled time slots. If your child is showing symptoms and you are considering testing, please call the office and schedule a Telehealth visit,
The American Academy of Pediatrics encourages children ages 12 years and older to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Read the most recent article HERE
The following are some trusted resources to help better understand more about COVID-19.
Helpful Article on Covid-19 Vaccine for children: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2021/05/04/kids-covid-vaccines-anti-vax-propaganda/?fbclid=IwAR1OtX20e_o-5BGQlic-W9N23KS_AHycEIhiU59SBtFtfIZNrggjW-GkD3o
Another article on Covid-19 Vaccine and Children: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2021/05/03/health/pfizer-covid-vaccine-teens.amp.html
Interesting Article on Breastfeeding and Covid Vaccine: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nytimes.com/2021/04/08/health/covid-vaccine-breast-milk.amp.html
CDC Website: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus
American Academy of Pediatrics – Healthy Children: www.healthychildren.org
Yale Hotline – A “live” hotline for all your COVID-19 related questions: 203-688-1700