The Facts about Ebola

On September 30th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the first confirmed case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States in a person who traveled from West Africa. The recent news of Ebola entering the United States has understandably raised fears in many.  Ebola, although a serious virus, is not highly contagious. […]

What You Should Know about Chickenpox Vaccine

Due to the recent chickenpox outbreak at a local school, we want to remind parents of the importance of the chickenpox vaccine or varicella vaccine.  Since the vaccine was introduced in 1995, most children receive the varicella vaccine as part of their routine vaccines at their wellness exam. We give the first dose to babies […]