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Shelter In Place Strategies

“PARdon Me” – a blog series by Laura Duke, CPNP, IBCLC PARdon me…but how is your shelter-in-place family time going?  Families are spending an unprecedented amount of time together, often in close quarters.  This can be a blessing AND a challenge.  Routine, purpose and a lot of grace can help us navigate this time.  The […]

Change is in the Air

PARdon me…. but have you noticed that change is in the air?  Spring is here.  The trees are in full color, bulbs are blooming and things are coming to life.  Our world is bathed in impossible shades of green.  We are also experiencing far more than a change of season.  It seems as if our […]

Office Hours Changes

Beginning Monday, March 30, the following changes will go into effect: Three Chopt location: Monday – Friday 7:30 am – 5:00 pm Saturday 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Bell Creek and Short Pump locations: Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 5:00 pm Appointments will not be scheduled later than 4:30 pm. Beginning at 4:30 pm, […]

Parking Lot Check-In Now Available @ All 3 Offices

Online check-in from the parking lot of all 3 office locations is now available. This resource allows you to wait in your car until your exam room is ready. It minimizes the number of people in the waiting room at a given time, and optimizes safety for you, your children and our staff. The host, […]

Sick Visit Parking Lot Check-In

Beginning Thursday, March 19, we will offer online check-in for sick visits. This will be encouraged but optional, and will apply to the THREE CHOPT OFFICE ONLY. Online check-in allows you to wait in your car with your child until your exam room is ready.  It minimizes the number of people in the waiting room […]

Virtual Prenatal Class

Dear Parents-to-be, Happy St. Patrick’s Day, and congratulations on the upcoming arrival of your baby! Thank you for your interest in Pediatric Associates of Richmond. We wish we could do this month’s prenatal visits in our office, but we feel it’s safest to exercise an abundance of caution. On the relative short notice we were […]

Office Hours, Locations & Appointment Changes

Beginning Wednesday, March 18 all well child office visits will be scheduled at the Short Pump and Mechanicsville offices. This includes routine check ups, medication checks, conferences and lactation visits. If you have one of these appointments scheduled 3/18-3/27 for the Three Chopt location, or if we have to change your appointment time or provider, […]

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Initial Steps

The following risk-minimizing processes we are implementing effective today, March 12, 2020: 1)      1 patient, 1 parent. Whenever possible, we ask that only the patient and 1 parent/guardian come to the office for visits. We understand that due to child care availability and other extenuating circumstances, this may not always be feasible. But when possible, we […]

COVID-19 Testing FAQs

1)       Who should get tested? At this time only patients with symptoms AND exposure risk factors. 2)       How is testing done? We obtain a sample from the back of the nose and/or throat using swabs similar to the strep and flu swabs. 3)      How long does it take to get results? Expected turnaround time is now […]

Honors and Recognition

We have been humbled and honored to be recognized through the years by both the Richmond community and our peers in the medical field, as noted in publications such as Richmond Magazine’s Top Docs issues, and Style Weekly’s Best of Richmond and Family Favorites issues. We’re always striving to provide your children with the absolute […]