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COVID-19 Vaccine Booster for Children 5-11

The COVID-19 vaccine booster for children 5 up to 12 years old has been approved by both the FDA and the CDC. It is to be administered five months after the second dose of the primary series. We will offer the booster shot at all well child, sick, and shot only visits during normal [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster for Children 5-112022-05-20T14:11:35-05:00

Tips to Deal With Baby Formula Shortage

Blue Fish Families, Please read this helpful article from the American Academy of Pediatrics that has tips on what to do as we deal with the national baby formula shortage: https://healthychildren.org/English/tips-tools/ask-the-pediatrician/Pages/are-there-shortages-of-infant-formula-due-to-COVID-19.aspx The following graphic shows store brand alternatives: https://bluefishmd.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/Formula-Alternatives.pdf Thank you. Blue Fish Pediatrics

Tips to Deal With Baby Formula Shortage2022-05-17T12:21:12-05:00

Update for Blue Cross Blue Shield Families

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 [...]

Update for Blue Cross Blue Shield Families2022-03-04T10:32:15-05:00

Recommended Interval Between COVID-19 Vaccinations

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 [...]

Recommended Interval Between COVID-19 Vaccinations2022-02-25T11:29:29-05:00

Recall on Certain Powdered Infant Formulas

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 [...]

Recall on Certain Powdered Infant Formulas2022-02-19T10:25:51-05:00

Updated CDC Guidance for Omicron

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

Updated CDC Guidance for Omicron2021-12-28T11:16:39-05:00

Delay in COVID-19 Vaccine for Younger Kids (6m-5y)

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

Delay in COVID-19 Vaccine for Younger Kids (6m-5y)2021-12-21T09:58:33-05:00

FAQ: COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids

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

FAQ: COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids2021-12-10T09:34:11-05:00

Blue Fish COVID-19 Pediatric / Flu Vaccine Clinics

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, [...]

Blue Fish COVID-19 Pediatric / Flu Vaccine Clinics2021-11-12T08:39:42-05:00