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Flu Vaccine Williamson County

Stopping the Spread of the Flu this Fall

Flu season is coming up fast. As the weather starts to get cooler, the number of flu cases starts to rise every year without fail. Waves of illness often hit schools at various times in the year because of poor prevention practices and large student populations. Good health practices such as these prevention tips can

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Allergies Brentwood - Franklin, TN

Dealing with Children’s Fall Allergies

Summer is over and school has started – and you may have noticed your kids coughing and sneezing up a storm. Don’t panic; they’re most likely experiencing simple fall allergies. While spring is most commonly associated with hay fever and pollen allergies, the same problems are carried into the fall months. As much as your

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Fall Franklin TN

Fall Family Fun: Things to Do in Middle Tennessee

Fall is a great time for making new family memories. When the leaves start to change colors, the mountains in Tennessee are wonders to behold. Whether you’re interested in picking some pumpkins from a pumpkin patch or introducing the kids to country music, here are some of the fun family adventures you may want to consider.

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Coronavirus Franklin TN

Coronavirus In Williamson County

CLICK HERE for a COVID-19 quarantine and isolation calculator from the State of Tennessee to determine how long you should isolate after testing positive for COVID-19 or having had close contact with someone who was positive for it.     UPDATED – 8/24/2021 Notice for Pediatric Associates of Franklin Families We are experiencing a surge of

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Back-To-School-Illnesses Franklin TN

Common (Non-COVID) Back-to-School Illnesses

Getting back to school is an exciting time of year for kids of all ages, whether they are going to a new school or being reunited with past classmates. Returning to class also means being in close contact with other kids allowing illnesses to spread easily. There are some common bugs that spread at the

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Covid Quarantine

COVID-19 Quarantine And Isolation Calculator

CLICK HERE for a COVID-19 quarantine and isolation calculator from the State of Tennessee to determine how long you should isolate after testing positive for COVID-19 or having had close contact with someone who was positive for it.         The information and content on our website should not be used as a

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HPV Franklin TN

Put HPV Cancer Prevention on Your Back-to- School Checklist!

By Kristin Vollrath, FP-Board Certified The start of a new school-year is a busy time, but also great yearly reminder that preventive health measures are due. One important way our clinic partners with families to protect future health is through the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccine – a safe, effective, and routine vaccination which prevents many

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ADHD Franklin

Facing the New School Year with ADHD

During the summer, kids can stay up late, sleep in, and spend hours running around outside. There’s no need to sit still and no schedules to follow. But all that changes as families transition back into school routines. A new school year can be especially difficult for kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). New teachers, new

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Back To School

5 Great Tips for Back to School

While there’s still plenty of summer left, school will start before we know it. Some start as early as the first week in August, so it’s crucial to get your family prepared now. The more prepared you feel, the easier the transition will be for everyone. Set the Clock Summer vacation usually means a breakdown

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Heat Stroke Dehydration Franklin TN

Heat Stroke and Dehydration in Kids

When it’s warm and sunny outside, you’ll often see reminders everywhere to protect your children from sunburn. Everyone from doctors to billboards seem to list sun-care tips, such as covering up exposed skin, wearing sunscreen, and wearing hats and sunglasses. However, parents should also take a moment to prevent another common risk of being outside

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Visit our library to choose from over 100 symptoms and read more about managing your child’s illness. Our practice is focused on assisting families in the health and wellness of their children. We are available for consultation, prevention and treatment of the physical and emotional health concerns of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

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