Starting today, Canton Pediatrics will be using a new medical records system that includes access to a patient health portal. Contact the office about getting access, or click HERE if you already have your PIN number.
It’s warming up in Ohio, and school is about to end. That means more time outside for kids. And while that’s generally a very good thing, it also means more sun exposure. Kids are more susceptible to damage from ultraviolet (UV) radiation than adults, and it’s important to keep their skin protected. Here’s a few tips:
The Environmental Working Group independently tests sunscreens for effectiveness, and has a great resource here for picking a safe, effective sunscreen for you and your kids.
For more information or questions, discuss sun exposure with your child’s doctor.
It’s flu season again. We have our flu shots in stock, so if your child hasn’t gotten his or hers, now’s the time. Vaccination against influenza is recommended for everyone over 6 months of age, but in particular for high-risk groups. That includes:
Details regarding flu and flu vaccines are available at flu.gov. If you have specific questions, talk with your child’s physician.
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If you’re looking for our contact information, we’re located at
4900 Frank Ave NW, North Canton, OH 44720