UPDATE: March 4, 2022 Dear Blue Cross Blue Shield Families, You may have received correspondence from BCBS that your Blue Fish Provider will be out of network. We are happy to announce that all Blue Fish providers will remain in network, with no lapse in coverage, effective March 1, 2022 despite the ongoing negotiations between [...]
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Recent studies show a reduction in adverse events and improvement in immune protection following an 8-week interval (rather than a 3-week interval) between COVID-19 vaccine doses #1 and #2 for ages 18 – 39 years old. Based on these studies, we will start recommending the 8-week spacing interval for all patients eligible to receive [...]
The FDA is advising consumers not to use Similac, Alimentum, or EleCare powdered infant formulas if: • the first two digits of the code are 22 through 37; and • the code on the container contains K8, SH or Z2; and • the expiration date is 4-1-2022 (APR 2022) or later. Recalled lot numbers [...]
Blue Fish Parents, The CDC recently updated its guidance regarding isolation and quarantine periods for the Omicron variant: https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/s1227-isolation-quarantine-guidance.html We are currently working on updating our COVID-19 Self-Assessment tool accordingly and we will communicate once that has been done. Thank you. Blue Fish Pediatrics
Blue Fish Parents, Please read the article below to find out why the Pfizer vaccine has been delayed for younger children (6 months to 5 years): Why did the Pfizer young kids trial fail? Blue Fish Pediatrics
Blue Fish Parents, Here is a helpful FAQ from the AAP / Texas Pediatric Society about the COVID-19 pediatric vaccine: https://bluefishmd.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/final-covid19-vaccine-faqs-for-parents-12.8-draft.pdf Blue Fish Pediatrics
Dear Blue Fish families, We will be offering both the COVID-19 pediatric vaccine (5-11 years old) and the flu vaccine at the remaining Saturday clinics as seen below: Saturday, November 13 8AM-1PM (3 locations) Memorial Katy Cypress (9530 Huffmeister, not the Fairfield location) Saturday, November 20 8AM-1PM (3 locations) Memorial Katy Greater Heights Saturday, [...]
Dear Blue Fish families, We are very excited to announce that we now have the COVID-19 pediatric vaccine (ages 5-11) in stock. Blue Fish will be one of the many places our patients will be able to receive the vaccine. We will be administering the vaccine primarily through six prescheduled, appointment-only, Saturday COVID-19 pediatric [...]
Dear Blue Fish families, Now that the COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for patients between 5 and 11 years old, we are finalizing preparations to administer the COVID-19 vaccine in our offices to Blue Fish patients in that age group. Please note that it will only be given to existing Blue Fish patients. We [...]