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The COVID Vaccines for ages 6 months and older have been approved by the CDC, and will be available by appointment only at Pediatrics at Perkins location the week of July 5th.

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Dr. Mindy Calandro at Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome’s Flu Press Conference

The CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for everyone over 6 months of age as the first and most important step in protecting against this serious disease. Baton Rouge Clinic…

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Is Your Child Overweight?

Childhood obesity is an epidemic in the U.S. These tips can help kids stay healthier. Overeating, lack of exercise and unhealthy diets are creating an obesity epidemic in children and…

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Should My Child Participate in Sports this Fall?

With the summer winding down and the school year shifting into gear (although, with a much different look from previous years), pediatricians’ offices are once again seeing patients for well…

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5 Tips for Packing Healthy School Lunches

How to send kids to school with lunches they’ll eat and that are good for them, too   If your school district is resuming in-person instruction, lunchtime may still look…

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Why Your Child Needs to Get Back on Track with Immunizations

If your kids missed their shots due to COVID-19, it’s time to schedule a doctor’s appointment When doctors’ offices closed during the coronavirus pandemic, millions of U.S. children fell behind…

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How to Prepare Kids for a Unique School Year

  Your back-to-school routine will be anything but routine but these tips can ease the transition The goal of school administrators, teachers, and parents is for the school year to…

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Preparing for a School Year Like No Other…

Should my children go to school in the fall? This is probably the question of the hour! For the vast majority of children, the answer is 100% yes! The American…

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Should My Child Go to School this Fall?

With so much going on this summer, we have to adjust to so many “new” norms. COVID-19 is a moving target; however, each day, we are getting one step closer…

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How to talk to your kids about coping with COVID-19

You may feel stressed and anxious about COVID-19 and so may your kids. Try these strategies to talk with them and help them cope.

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Are You Prepared for Hurricane Season?

The physicians at the Baton Rouge Clinic care about you and your safety during a storm. The Baton Rouge Clinic is prepared in the event of a storm and will…

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