Author Archives: Dr. Roy

Acute Flaccid Myelitis – what parents need to know now

You’ve probably seen it on the news – a rare, polio-like illness is causing cases of paralysis in children. Here’s the latest info, based on our best current knowledge from the CDC. AFM is a sudden illness that causes weakness … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Improved electronic check in

Based on your feedback, we constantly work to improve the patient experience at our office. Our next step is to upgrade the check-in process to include far less paperwork, while still giving you the opportunity you need to give us … Continue reading

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Join the fight – learn how to help prevent suicide

Suicide is among the most common causes of death of teens and young adults, and the rates are rising. Unfortunately, people at the most risk of suicide may not be able to get themselves the help and resources they need. … Continue reading

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Flumist now available

We now have a limited supply of Flumist, the nasal spray version of the flu vaccine, available at both offices. This kind of vaccine can only be used in children age 2 and up, and only in children who don’t … Continue reading

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It’s time for your flu vaccine

Flu season is on the way! One of the best ways to protect your family is to follow the CDC’s recommendation: everyone 6 months and older should get an influenza vaccine every year. For the traditional flu “shot” or injection, … Continue reading

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