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New CDC Quarantine Guidelines for 7-10 Days

Updated May 7, 2021 New CDC Quarantine Guidelines for 7-10 Days If you are vaccinated and have no symptoms, you do not need to be tested following an exposure to COVID-19, per the CDC. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/more/scientific-brief-options-to-reduce-quarantine.html The risks and our understanding of the disease have not changed. The gold standard and the safest way to quarantine [...]

New CDC Quarantine Guidelines for 7-10 Days2021-05-07T14:36:39-06:00

Quarantine Scenarios

Updated March 12, 2021 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/if-you-are-sick/quarantine.html For additional counseling, please call the office for a telemedicine visit with your doctor.

Quarantine Scenarios2021-05-05T09:18:52-06:00

Primary v Secondary v Tertiary Exposure Triage Chart

Updated December 11, 2020 Primary v Secondary v Tertiary Exposure Triage Chart For additional counseling, please call the office for a telemedicine visit with your doctor.

Primary v Secondary v Tertiary Exposure Triage Chart2020-12-11T15:01:06-06:00

Student Symptom Decision Tree

Updated May 5, 2021 Student Symptom Decision Tree For additional counseling, please call the office for a telemedicine visit with your doctor.

Student Symptom Decision Tree2021-05-05T09:13:03-06:00

Mask Exemption Note Policy

Updated August 27, 2020 Mask Exemptions During the COVID-19 Pandemic—A New Frontier for Clinicians July 10, 2020; JAMA Network Doron Dorfman, LLB, JSD1; Mical Raz, MD, PhD, MSHP2,3 Author Affiliations | Article Information The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended face covering in public to avoid the spread of COVID-19. This recommendation [...]

Mask Exemption Note Policy2020-09-30T05:08:01-06:00

Family Member Has COVID-19 Guidance

Updated May 5, 2021 As new research comes out, the recommendations on COVID-19 are constantly changing. Thus, in order to provide the most up-to-date information on the pandemic, we have provided helpful answers and links to some of our most frequently asked questions. If a parent tests positive for COVID-19, should my child be tested? [...]

Family Member Has COVID-19 Guidance2021-05-05T09:18:38-06:00

Return to School Guidelines

Updated March 25, 2021 Blue Fish Pediatrics supports the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) in regards to children returning to school this fall. This article summarizes the AAP recommendation for returning to school: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/COVID-19/Pages/Return-to-School-During-COVID-19.aspx This article is the full AAP recommendation: https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/clinical-guidance/covid-19-planning-considerations-return-to-in-person-education-in-schools/ Dr. Peter Jung’s blog post on returning to school: http://peterjung.blogspot.com/2020/07/post-50-school-reopening-during-covid.html [...]

Return to School Guidelines2021-05-05T09:35:02-06:00

Patient and Parent Return to Clinic Guidelines

Updated July 23, 2020 Patient and Parent Return to Clinic Guidelines For additional counseling, please call the office for a telemedicine visit with your doctor.

Patient and Parent Return to Clinic Guidelines2020-10-01T10:03:55-06:00

Newborn and Breastfeeding Guidance

Updated May 5, 2021 https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/clinical-guidance/faqs-management-of-infants-born-to-covid-19-mothers/#:~:text=Currently%20we%20recommend%20the%20following,from%20her%20infant%20when%20possible. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/pregnancy-breastfeeding.html https://women.texaschildrens.org/blog/pregnancy-breastfeeding-and-covid-19-vaccine For additional counseling, please call the office for a telemedicine visit with your doctor.

Newborn and Breastfeeding Guidance2021-05-05T09:47:01-06:00

Summer Camp Guidance

Updated on May 5, 2021 With the widespread deployment of COVID-19 immunizations and the knowledge that children are at far lower risk for serious COVID-19 disease and complications, it may be tempting to sign your children up for summer camp. However, please bear in mind that because the COVID-19 vaccine will likely not be available [...]

Summer Camp Guidance2021-05-05T09:30:26-06:00