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Due to COVID-19, Children’s Medical Group will be open 8 am to 6 pm Monday through Thursday, Friday 8 am to 5 pm, and Saturday 8 am to 12 Noon.  Masks should be worn upon entering the building unless the patient is under 2 years old. Please stay safe!

Ticks

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ticks are out and active this time of year and they are more likely to bite people who spend time in tall grass near bushes or under trees. Some ticks may carry the organisms that cause…

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Summer Sun Exposure

 

 

 

 

Now that warmer weather is here, we’d like to remind all parents about the risks of too much sun. The highest risk of overexposure to the sun is from about 10:30 am to 3:00 pm. Use hats, light clothing, staying in the shade, and especially…

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Insect Repellents

 

 

 

 

 

Insect repellants are useful this time or year. The active ingredient in most repellants is DEET. Other products may contain picaridin or lemon eucalyptus, which also are effective.   However…

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CHILDREN’S MEDICAL GROUP

Caring for infants, children and adolescents from birth to 21 years of age

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We take pride in providing ambulatory (office-based) and hospital care (in the Pediatric Observation Unit of the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center) for children and teenagers of our region.

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On site laboratory – Our lab tests are done on site so you can get your results faster without the need to stop anywhere else.

Information at your finger-tips - Patients can communicate with our staff online or over the phone: Lab results and records are available 24/7 online, all at no extra charge.

 

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Is Melatonin Safe for Children?

Some research suggests that melatonin can help treat children with sleeping difficulties. However, it is best to try lifestyle changes or speak to a doctor before giving melatonin to a child. Sleep plays an essential role in overall health and well-being. Sleep is... read more

Flu Vaccine

The single best way to prevent the flu is to get vaccinated each year. We administer the influenza vaccine to our patients in the fall and winter, with the goal of giving protection before the illness hits the area. Each year, thousands of Americans get sick with the... read more

Head Lice

Head lice are a common problem of school-aged children. It doesn’t matter how clean, dirty, rich or poor you are. Even though head lice may be a nuisance, they do not cause serious illness or carry disease. This problem can be treated at home, however, you may want to... read more