6 Reasons to Get Your Child’s Flu Shot at their Doctor’s Office
6 Reasons to Get Your Child’s Flu Shot at their Doctor’s Office

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  • 85% of physicians recommend getting flu shots from your regular doctor.
  • Most in-store flu shot options are not authorized to vaccinate kids under 6.
  • Our pediatric nurses are specially trained to work with kids.
Experts in Kids: Introducing Our New Look
Experts in Kids: Introducing Our New Look

Drumroll, please. We’re excited to announce our new logo! A natural evolution of the outgoing mark, the new version is designed to emphasize the word “Pediatrics.”  Equally important, we’ve updated our tagline with the appropriate description “Experts in kids.”  Overall, our goal is to increase our brand awareness so more families can experience high-quality care … Continue reading “Experts in Kids: Introducing Our New Look”

Tips to Un-Distance Distance Learning
Tips to Un-Distance Distance Learning

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  • Networking with other distance learning parents can help everyone feel less overwhelmed.
  • There’s no one-size-fits-all solution to the challenges of distance learning.
  • Be patient with yourself and your child as you navigate distance learning through this pandemic.
7 Ways To Prepare Your Kids To Return To School During A Pandemic
7 Ways To Prepare Your Kids To Return To School During A Pandemic

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  • Preparing your kids to go back to school during a pandemic is uncharted territory.
  • Handwashing, hand sanitizing, physical distancing, mask wearing, and limiting sharing supplies are all necessary for a safe return.
  • If your child is sick or has been exposed to Covid-19, keep them home.
Keeping Up With Car Seat Safety
Keeping Up With Car Seat Safety

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  • Car seats can reduce the chance of a fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for children ages 1 to 4.
  • Infants under 2 should remain in a rear-facing car seat and children under 8 years of age need to be in a car seat or booster.
  • Learning how to properly install and use your child's car seat makes it more effective.
Office Visits And COVID-19 Precautions
Office Visits And COVID-19 Precautions

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  • We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very closely and it is safe to bring your child to your doctor's office for well-visits and normal sick visits.
  • Screening protocol are in place in all of our offices to help detect and direct potential COVID-19 cases.
  • If we ever believe it is unsafe to visit one of our offices, we would alert you immediately.
Talk With a Doc About Covid-19: Online Facebook Event
Talk With a Doc About Covid-19: Online Facebook Event

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  • Happening on Monday, October 21 at 7 pm in the Utah Valley Pediatrics' Payson office.
  • Free to expecting moms and dads, our pediatrician will answer common newborn health questions to keep infants healthy.
  • Attendees can expect free refreshments, free diaper-bag backpacks, and an office tour.
We’re Opening a New Office in Vineyard
We’re Opening a New Office in Vineyard

We’re excited to announce that our new office in Vineyard is almost ready to open. Besides being larger, the new office will have easier driving access, more parking, and new, ground-level construction. We’re excited to be in a location that’s conveniently located for many of our patients. Dr. Doug Later, and Dr. Richard Later, Kristi … Continue reading “We’re Opening a New Office in Vineyard”

Top 6 Most-Asked Newborn Questions
Top 6 Most-Asked Newborn Questions

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  • Having a newborn brings joy and excitement along with questions.
  • Bonding, feeding, bathing, and caring for your baby are all things you may be wondering how to do.
  • Remember, we are just a phone call away. If you don't see your questions here, call us!
Can Active Video Games and ‘Exergames’ Replace Exercise?
Can Active Video Games and ‘Exergames’ Replace Exercise?

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  • Active video games do not boost children’s overall activity levels.
  • Study follows 78 children for 12 weeks to find out if active video games increase physical activity.
  • Active video games do have some advantages, but studies suggest they are not an effective way for children to get their 60 minutes of physical activity a day.

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