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EpiPen & EpiPen Jr Recall

Mylan has voluntary recalled certain lots of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr because of a potential defect that could make the device difficult to activate in an anaphylactic emergency.  The EpiPen and EpiPen Jr devices recalled were manufactured from December 2015 and July 2016. Please see the lots recalled below: U.S. Impacted Lots: Product/Dosage NDC Number Lot […]

Congratulations Dr. Nelson on being voted a Top Doc

Richmond Magazine’s annual Top Docs publication comes out April 2017. This year Dr. Nelson was voted by other doctors and healthcare professionals in the Richmond metro area as a Top Doc. Please join us in congratulating her. We’re honored to have her as part of our group.

Vaccine Changes for Infants and Teens

1) Pentacel:  After reviewing the most recent safety and effectiveness data, we are now recommending that instead of 3 individual shots for DTaP, Hib and polio at the 2, 4 and 6 month check-ups, patients receive a single shot called Pentacel.  Pentacel combines those 3 into a single shot, and will be given with Prevnar […]

PAR once again named Family Favorite Pediatric Group

We’re honored to be voted the Favorite Pediatric Group in this year’s annual Style Weekly Family Favorites issue.  It is the 11th straight year we have been given this honor. We feel so fortunate to be your pediatricians. Thank you for the recognition.

New Gardasil schedule for patients under 15

Gardasil will now be only a 2-vaccine series for patients who receive the first dose before their 15th birthday.  The second dose should be administered 6-12 months after the 1st. If your adolescent starts the Gardasil vaccine series on or after their 15th birthday, a 3-dose series is recommended.  Dose #2 is administered 2 months […]

ADHD prescription refills going digital!

Tired of coming in every month to pick up that paper prescription for your child’s ADHD medicine? Starting January 2017 you will have the option of having those monthly prescriptions sent to the pharmacy electronically. This service will cost $25/year per child, and is non-refundable. You will still need to call each month when your […]

Flu Shot Clinic on Saturday, November 12

We are now scheduling for a flu shot clinic on Saturday, November 12th at our Three Chopt office from 9:00 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.  Please contact the Call Center at 804-282-4205 to schedule an appointment, or to check for other available dates and times.  Please visit our flu vaccine page to learn more about the […]

Flu Shot update, October 3, 2016

As of now we have flu shots available for all children 6 months of age and older.  Please call (804) 282-4205 to schedule your child’s flu shot appointment.  As a reminder, we are not offering Flumist this year.  Additionally, children younger than 8 years old who have not had two flu vaccines before this fall […]

Flu shot Update, September 1st.

At this time we are scheduling shot appointments for children 6 months-35 months only. We are expecting a shipment of flu shots for children 3 years and older in mid-September. Please continue to check our website for future updates. Thank you.

Flu vaccines available starting Monday, August 8

We have received our first shipment of flu vaccines, and will begin administering them during check-up and shot visit appointments this Monday, August 8.  An appointment is required for the flu shot to be administered.  Both the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend flu shots only for children […]