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The standard prescription for flu is to stay home and rest, drink plenty of fluids, and keep pain and fever under control with over-the-counter drugs like acetaminophen.

Here are some signs to watch for to know if your child's flu is serious:

Signs to watch for are persistent high fevers and fevers that flare up again after the child seems to be over the worst of the illness.
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By Joan G. Calkins, MD Juvenile arthritis (JA) describes many autoimmune and inflammatory conditions but can also describe pediatric rheumatic diseases that affect nearly 300,000 children in the U.S. under the age of 16. JA targets the musculoskeletal system and muscles. Most types of JA share sympt...
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Make your child's health a priority and stay up to date on recommended Immunization Schedules.

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The following schedules indicate the recommended ages for routine administration of currently licensed vaccines for children. Any dose not administered at the recommended age should be administered at a subsequent visit, when indicated and feasible.
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Getting the flu vaccine does two things:

1. Prevents you from getting the flu.
2. If you do get the flu, it reduces the severity.

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You'll want all the help you can get to #FightTheFlue.

Getting the vaccine is a smart step.

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Protect Yourself. Protect Your Family. Get Vaccinated.

Contact #VillagePediatrics to set up an appointment. Help us #FightFlu!

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Did you know it takes about 2 weeks after vaccination for antibodies to develop in the body and provide protection against influenza virus infection?

Now is this the time to get your little ones vaccinated for the flu. Call our offices today (716) 646-5188 and set up an appointment.

While most offices and centers have run out, we still have some on hand. We have also extended our flu clinic hours, contact us for more information.

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Village Pediatrics and Rheumatology

Are your kids are staying happy and healthy during this winter season?

The cold temperatures are still here, so be on the lookout for flu-like symptoms.

We st...ill have flu vaccines on-hand.

If you are concerned that your child may be sick with the flu, give us a call to learn more or schedule an appointment.

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America's serious influenza outbreak has touched every state in the continental United States - something that hasn't happened in the past 13 years.

"I think the simplest way to describe it is that flu is everywhere in the U.S. right now." Dr. Dan Jernigan, director of the CDC's Influenza Division, said during a recent briefing on U.S. flu activity.

Get More Info on Flu Facts here: https://medium.com/…/fluency-facts-what-you-need-to-know-ab…

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Are your kids are staying happy and healthy during this winter season?

The cold temperatures are still here, so be on the lookout for flu-like symptoms.

We still have flu vaccines on-hand.

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If you are concerned that your child may be sick with the flu, give us a call to learn more or schedule an appointment.

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Village Pediatrics and Rheumatology updated their cover photo.
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Flu season is still here! Be on the lookout for flu symptoms and know what to do if you or a family member gets sick with the flu.

We still have vaccines on-hand. Give us a call to schedule your appointment.

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Dr. Joan Calkins and her staff extend their warmest wishes to your family and friends this happy, healthy holiday season.

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Village Pediatrics and Rheumatology updated their cover photo.
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