Updated December 6. 2020 New CDC Quarantine Guidelines for 7-10 Days 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 is to complete the full 14 days. The CDC is essentially gambling that if the guidelines are less onerous, more people will comply [...]
Updated 11/20/2020 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.
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.
Updated December 11, 2020 Student Symptom Decision Tree For additional counseling, please call the office for a telemedicine visit with your doctor.
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 [...]
Updated December 11, 2020 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? [...]
Updated July 23, 2020 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 [...]
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.
Updated August 7, 2020 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 For additional counseling, please call the office for a telemedicine visit with your doctor.
Updated on May 22, 2020 At a minimum, camps should maintain social distancing, wipe surfaces, enforce hand washing frequently and adhere to the recent guidelines laid out by the American Camp Association. Some questions to ask yourself: How healthy is your child? Do they have any chronic health conditions that would put them at an [...]