5/19/21 Update about the COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the Pfizer vaccine for those 12 years and older. We understand that many of you have questions regarding the vaccine, its safety, and how to secure a vaccine for your child. At this time, our office will not be carrying any of the COVID-19 vaccines. All children who…

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Important Updates About the COVID-19 Vaccine

The governor of Connecticut has recently updated it’s timeline for vaccine eligibility. The new update suggests that all Connecticut residents over the age of 16 will be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine starting tentatively April 5th. We understand that many of you have questions regarding the vaccine, its safety, and how to secure a vaccine…

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New COVID-19 Office Policies

During the Coronavirus pandemic, we are trying our best to keep you updated through our website and Facebook page. Please check back often as medical information and advice is evolving constantly. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility as we make appropriate changes to our practice. To help decrease the spread of COVID-19, we have limited…

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AAP Backs New ACIP Recommendation on Influenza Vaccine

The CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) has updated its recommendations for flu vaccine administration this year, stating that children 6 months and older should not be vaccinated with the live attenuated influenza (aka. Flumist) due to lack of efficacy. The American Academy of Pediatrics agrees with this recommendation, stating children should be vaccinated…

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Hamden Pediatrics is Going Electronic!

Hamden Pediatrics is proud to announce the launch of its brand new EHR (Electronic Health Record). With this new system, all of our patients records will be digitalized, with prescriptions being electronically sent to pharmacies. We ask that you excuse us while we work out the kinks. Be prepared at all of your children’s visits…

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