COVID-19 Information

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The safety and health of your children are our primary concern. We are closely monitoring the status of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We will continue to follow the CDC’s most up-to-date recommendations for protecting your family in our office. As such, we ask that visitors carefully read signage before entering the office. We have dedicated entrances for well and sick visits. If in doubt, please call before arriving.

Basic Screening for Coronavirus (COVID-19) risk:

Due to the complexities of performing an accurate COVID-19 tests and high chance of false results with rapid tests (see latest information here), we do not perform COVID-19 testing in our office. We are following the guidance set forth by Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and making referrals to their testing centers for the PCR testing as appropriate. A list of known COVID-19 testing sites can be found by clicking on the button below. As pediatric testing centers become available, we will update information here and on our Facebook page.

Please Read The Following Notices Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you fear that your child has been exposed or might be sick with Coronavirus – please call to speak with our nurse in order that we can properly triage you. We will determine whether your child can be managed at home, can be evaluated via a TeleHealth Visit or will require evaluation at our office. Please refer to the resources below to help protect your child during the pandemic.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers: Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) and Children CDC: How to Protect Yourself CDC: Cómo Protegerse Children's Hospital of Atlanta Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) Georgia Department of Public Health: COVID-19: Individuals and Families AAP Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) and Children AAP Nuevo Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) y los Niños Social Distancing and How to Do It How to Self-Quarantine after exposure Information about COVID-19 Testing and What it Means

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Sheet Understanding mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines

You should NOT get the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine:

- If you have had a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) or an immediate allergic reaction—even if it was not severe—to any ingredient in an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (such as polyethylene glycol), you should not get an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine.

- If you have had a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) or an immediate allergic reaction—even if it was not severe—after getting the first dose of the vaccine, you should not get a second dose of either of the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines.

- An allergic reaction is considered severe when a person needs to be treated with epinephrine or EpiPen©or if they must go to the hospital. Learn about common side effects of COVID-19 vaccines and when to call a doctor.

- An immediate allergic reaction means a reaction within 4 hours of getting vaccinated, including symptoms such as hives, swelling, or wheezing (respiratory distress).

If you aren’t able to get an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, you may still be able to get a different type of COVID-19 vaccine.