Category Archives: Pediatrics

Provider Perspectives: COVID-19 Vaccinations

Guest blog post on COVID-19 vaccinations by Mosaic Pediatrics providers Ellie Millan, PNP and Rebecca Hicks, MD, IBCLC Healthcare providers who work with young children have a great deal of experience communicating with patients and parents about the importance of vaccinations. Long before COVID-19 vaccines made an appearance, pediatric providers were familiar with addressing questions […]

 

Immunizations for Children: Important even during COVID-19

Mosaic Medical pediatrician Beau Gilmore, MD addresses the importance of maintaining childhood immunizations, even during COVID-19. As a father, uncle, and pediatrician, I was incredibly concerned to read a report released last week that showed a sharp drop in routine childhood vaccinations. The report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicated that as […]

 

Screen Time for Kids: A Pediatrician’s Perspective

Guest blog post from Rebecca Hicks, MD, IBCLC. Dr. Hicks is a pediatrician with Mosaic Medical who is passionate about promoting healthy family connections (and limiting screen time for kids!). What an amazing fall we have had in Central Oregon! The warm weather and beautiful autumn colors have lasted a full month longer than the […]

 

Healthy Back to School Tips from Mosaic

The next school year is right around the corner and it’s time to think about setting your family up for a happy and successful return to the classroom. Here are ten healthy back to school tips to help you and your child make an emotionally and physically healthy transition back to school. 1. Plan and […]