Vomit and Diarrhea YouTube Video Available

Dear Blue Fish families, We have just added a video on Vomit and Diarrhea on the Blue Fish YouTube channel. You can watch it here: Vomit and Diarrhea All videos: Blue Fish YouTube Channel Thank you, Blue Fish Pediatrics

Vomit and Diarrhea YouTube Video Available2022-07-25T20:57:50-06:00

Pfizer COVID Vaccine Info for Kids Turning 5

Dear Blue Fish families, Below is helpful information from the AAP about the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children turning 5: Children who will turn from age 4 years to 5 years: The FDA authorization of these vaccine products allows children who will turn from age 4 years to 5 years between any doses in the primary series [...]

Pfizer COVID Vaccine Info for Kids Turning 52022-07-01T15:29:47-06:00

COVID-19 Vaccine (6m to <5yrs) Clinic and Info

Blue Fish families: Blue Fish Pediatrics will be hosting a one-day vaccine clinic for the COVID-19 Pfizer immunization for children 6 months through <5 years old this Saturday, June 25 at ONLY the Memorial location. Any Blue Fish patient of any of our 8 offices is welcome to register online for an appointment at our [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine (6m to <5yrs) Clinic and Info2022-06-20T13:45:07-06:00

2022 Summer Newsletter

The 2022 summer newsletter is now available!  You can view/download it here: 2022 Summer Newsletter For well child visits this summer, we encourage you to make your appointment sooner than later. Please do not delay calling to schedule this appointment until the week before school starts; otherwise it is highly likely you will not [...]

2022 Summer Newsletter2022-06-10T15:08:02-06:00

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 5-112022-05-20T14:11:35-06:00

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 Shortage2022-05-17T12:21:12-06:00

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 Families2022-03-04T10:32:15-06:00

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 Vaccinations2022-02-25T11:29:29-06:00

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 Formulas2022-02-19T10:25:51-06:00

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 Omicron2021-12-28T11:16:39-06:00