Vaccines give parents the safe, proven power to protect their children from over a dozen serious diseases before the age of 2. Diseases such as flu, measles and whooping cough (pertussis) can be life threatening to newborns and young babies. Women should receive the Tdap (tetanus, diptheria, pertussis) vaccine with each pregnancy between the 27-36… Continue reading AUGUST NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH
MAY IS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH MONTH
May is the month when we focus on Behavioral Health. In Southwest Virginia, we are designated as federally underserved in Behavioral Healthcare. We especially seek pediatric behavioral health specialists, but we're always happy to talk to anyone interested in doing a residency rotation or being recruited to the area in this underserved field.
April is Autism Awareness Month
It's Autism Awareness month - let's light it up blue, Virginia! 1 in 68 children in the SW VA schools is diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Let's shine a light on autism awareness and research!