News & Events

Same Day Sick Visits

A message to our valued patients-

The staff and physicians appreciate your continued patience as we continue to navigate through the complexities of Covid, an extended flu season and staff shortages. 

We would like you to know that all efforts are being made to ensure we have reserved same day sick appointments for when your child is ill and in need of an appointment.  … Continue reading

Here is some info about RSV:

RSV: When It’s More Than Just a Cold
By: Andrea Jones, MD, FAAP
Almost all children get RSV at least once before they are 2 years old. For most healthy children, RSV is like a cold. But, some children get very sick with RSV. … Continue reading

Covid Vaccine for Infants and Children

Wilmington Pediatrics recommends that your child receive the Covid Vaccine.  for information on how to vaccinate your child, please visit the following websites.  If you have any additional questions, please reach out to our office.
vaxfinder.mass.gov
Information on vaccinating people ages 6mo-11yo, … Continue reading

Virtual Medical Assistant

Do you work remotely from home? Wilmington Pediatrics has also taken that leap and have hired a remote Medical Assistant. Join us in welcoming PRINCESS (Cess) FERNANDEZ to our team! Cess will be primarily calling patients prior to their appointments to collect necessary info such as medical histories, … Continue reading

Covid-19 Testing Sites for Asymptomatic Patients

https://afcurgentcareburlington.com/telemedicine-urgent-care
https://www.circle-health.org/care-and-services/urgent-care/reserve-your-spot-for-urgent-care
https://pmpediatrics.com/directory/
https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-testing-for-child-care
https://www.carewellurgentcare.com/centers/  … Continue reading

Mask Exemptions

Mask Exemptions:
The CDC recognizes there are specific instances when wearing a mask may not be feasible. In these instances, consider adaptations and alternatives. The following categories of people are exempt from the requirement to wear a mask:

A child under the age of 2 years. … Continue reading

New MDPH Regulations Regarding Influenza Vaccines for Students

Per Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the Influenza vaccine (Flu shot) will be required by December 31st, 2020 for all children older than 6 months who are enrolled in:

Child Care
Pre-School
K-12
Colleges and Universities

There are exemptions to this requirement for very specific medical reasons or for religious reasons. … Continue reading