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September 2014

Flu Vaccine Clinics - Rescheduled!

We’re sorry to say that there are further delays in our flu vaccine shipment and we will not be having flu shot clinics until November.  The clinics that were planned for this weekend (September 27th) and through October have been cancelled.  We will be having walk-in clinics on Saturdays starting November 1st in both offices. We anticipate that we will have plenty of flu vaccine to vaccinate everyone before the flu season starts this winter.  
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Posted: 9/24/2014 4:28:56 PM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Patient Education - October

Click here to download our October Patient Education Classes flyer.  There is one session coming up next week: Julia Giammona, LVN will be leading the Breastfeeding Support Group in our Novato office at 12:15 on Thursday, October 2.
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Posted: 9/24/2014 4:28:24 PM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Tamalpais Pediatrics at the Clo Cow 5K

Yesterday, a few of us dragged our families out of bed early on a Sunday morning to do the Clo Cow 5K race in Petaluma.  Julia, one of our excellent nurses from the Novato office, posted this as a facebook status update: "Clo Cow....DONE! So proud of my little Bird! She mostly walked, but didn't complain! She enjoyed it so much! (Even though she fell near the finish line, and I had to carry her the rest of the way...)
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Posted: 9/15/2014 4:29:45 PM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Cancelled - September 27 Flu Shot Clinic

We are sorry to say that we must cancel the first Flu Shot Clinic on September 27th.  Because of delays in our shipments of Flu Vaccine, we have a very limited supply of vaccine right now, and have already run out of certain types of Flu Vaccine.  We are hoping to receive more by the end of September, but because we cannot be sure to have enough for a Flu Shot Clinic, we are going to put off the first one for now.


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Posted: 9/14/2014 4:30:39 PM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Sleep Class - Wednesday, September 10th

If you have an infant or toddler who is having sleep issues, or are wondering what to expect when your baby arrives, join  Sarah Middelton, an infant sleep consultant and parent coach, in our Greenbrae office on Wednesday, September 10th at 12 noon.  Sarah will be doing a lecture on sleep from 0 to 12 months, discussing babies' sleep needs and how to help your baby learn good sleep habits.
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Posted: 9/9/2014 4:32:29 PM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Starting Solids Class - Thursday, September 11

This month our nutrition class will be "Introducing Your Baby to Solids: What, When and How."  The class will be in our Novato office at 12:15 on Thursday, September 11 and will be taught by Argavan Nilforoush, RD, CSP. Argavan is also teaching the "Picky Toddler Nutrition" class.
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Posted: 9/9/2014 4:31:54 PM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Enterovirus D68 - The Latest Virus in the News

With all of our kids going back to school, we are seeing the predictable increase in colds and other viruses in the office and in our community.  Lately, there have been many news stories about Enterovirus D68, a virus that has been causing clusters of severe respiratory illness in Missouri and Illinois.  We have not seen these clusters of severe illness here in California, but doctors and health officials are watching out for this.
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Posted: 9/9/2014 4:31:16 PM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Back to School Means Flu Vaccine Time!

We hope that all of our patients and families are having a smooth transition back to school.  At Tamalpais Pediatrics, back to school time means flu shots are arriving and flu shot clinics are being planned.  The Flu Pages on our website are now updated for Winter 2014-2015 - take a look there for information about our flu vaccine clinics, this year's flu vaccine and answers to any other questions you might have about the flu vaccine.
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Posted: 9/3/2014 4:34:14 PM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Helping Children Cope with Grief

This week we became aware of the tragic death of a student at Davidson Middle School.  Our hearts go out in sympathy to her family and friends, as well as the entire Davidson School community.

The Davidson Middle School School teachers, administrators and staff are all available to help students deal with and understand this tragic event.


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Posted: 9/3/2014 4:33:30 PM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


September Patient Education Events

Click here to download our SeptemberPatient Education Calendar.  There is one session this week: the Breastfeeding Support Group will be this Thursday, September 4th in Novato. 
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Posted: 9/3/2014 4:33:02 PM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


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