Check out our updated and improved Patient Portal (active as of June 2023)! You will need to create a new portal account to access your child’s health information. Please call our office at 916-421-8245 or stop by the office to obtain a PIN to activate your account. Your identity will be verified prior to receiving a PIN.
COVID vaccine update: As of December 18, 2023, we have the updated COVID-19 vaccine for children with Medi-Cal insurance. We do not yet have the updated COVID-19 vaccine for children with private insurance but plan to carry it in the future. The updated COVID-19 vaccine can be obtained at many local pharmacies. Our doctors strongly recommend COVID-19 vaccines for all eligible children.
Flu vaccine update: As of October 5, 2023, we have flu vaccine for patients with either private or Medi-Cal insurance. If your child is 6 months and older, please call our office at 916-421-8245 to schedule a flu vaccine appointment.
February 12, 2024 -- Check out these new and updated articles on HealthyChildren.org
14 Ways to Show Your Child Love: Valentine’s Day and Every Day
5 Tips to Reduce the Risk of Birth Defects
How to Safely Prepare Baby Formula With Water
COVID Vaccines for Children Age 6 Months Through 4 Years: FAQs for Families
Parental Controls: Setting Safe & Healthy Media Limits
Early Signs of ADHD in Children
Kids & Tech: 12 Tips for Parents in the Digital Age
How Will Artificial Intelligence (AI) Affect Children?
4 Play Ideas to Get Kids Moving
Preventing Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes: AAP Policy Explained
Burnout in Young Athletes: How to Keep the Fun in Sports
Kids & Sports Injuries: What to Do If Your Young Athlete Gets Hurt
How do I keep my children safe and warm during winter power outages?
How to Read a Medical Bill: Tips for Parents
Brush, Book, Bed: How to Structure Your Child’s Nighttime Routine
The Benefits of Baby Massage
Hair Loss (Alopecia) in Children
Sickle Cell Disease: Information for Parents
HealthyChildren.org E-Newsletter January 2024: Fun & Healthy New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Kids
Check out these articles from the Child Mind Institute:
Raising Confident, Independent Children - How the scaffold parenting method empowers growth
When to Push Your Children - And how to know if you’re pushing too hard
How to Help Kids Learn to Fail - Only through trial and error can children become resilient adults
Helping Kids Make Decisions - When to offer support and when to step back
Why Girls Apologize Too Much - How to help them stop saying ‘sorry’ and express confidence
How to Build Boys’ Self-Confidence - Boys face their own set of gender-based challenges. Here are some ways to help.
Supporting vs. Enabling - How to tell what’s helping and what’s not when a child has emotional or learning challenges
Complete Guide to ADHD Medications
Behavioral Treatment for Kids With ADHD - Helping kids get organized and control problem behaviors
Helping Kids Who Struggle with Executive Functions - Learning specialists on how to build organizational skills
What We Know About ADHD and Food - Does your child’s diet play a role in their symptoms?
Sports for Kids With Learning and Emotional Challenges - They may need extra support to thrive on the playing field
What Is PTSD? - The disorder looks different in children as they develop
Helping Children Deal With Grief - You can’t protect your kids from the pain of loss, but you can help build healthy coping skills
What Are Adjustment Disorders? When kids have big reactions to stressful events
What Are the Earliest Signs of Autism? Signs of autism in infants and toddlers are easy to miss - unless you know what you’re looking for
What Should an Evaluation for Autism Look Like? From finding the right clinician to diagnostic tools and parent interviews, there are many steps
Autism and Picky Eating - Practical tips for parents of kids with rigid eating habits and problem mealtime behaviors
Helping Kids With Autism Build Communication Skills - Being able to make themselves understood can reduce frustration and self-injury
What Is Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)? The most common therapy for autistic children now includes a range of different approaches. Here’s how they work and how they’re different
If you or your child have respiratory symptoms or COVID-19
Patients 2 years and older and accompanying individuals with cough, runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, or sore throat will be asked to wear a mask while in the office. If you need a mask but don’t have one, we’ll provide a disposable mask for you to wear. We thank you for cooperating and wearing a face mask inside our office when requested to do so.
For the latest information on COVID-19 including recommendations for testing, managing exposure to COVID-19, and how long to quarantine, please visit the CDC website (cdc.gov) or call our office. Tips: If you get sick, stay home. If you develop symptoms of COVID-19, get tested. To protect yourself and your family from serious illness (including hospitalization or death) from respiratory viruses, get vaccinated!