Illnesses

Pink Eye Franklin TN

Keeping An Eye Out for Pink Eye With Your Kids

Pink eye is an infection in the eye ducts that can cause redness and puss from the eye. It is more common among youth than it is in adults and is a common concern when kids go back to school each fall. Though it is highly contagious, it is easily treated with antibiotics and tends

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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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Summer Illness

Common Summer Illnesses to Watch For

Summertime is a time of year when kids truly thrive. They are done with school, and they are ready to be kids. Summer means long days with endless possibilities – making friends, experiencing new activities and creating memories. While the benefits are many, there are some potential risks to look for when it comes to

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Traveling During Covid

Keeping Your Family Safe While Traveling During COVID-19

Updated May 24, 2021 As state economies begin to fully reopen, many families are considering their travel plans. Is it safe to travel on an airplane? How can you minimize the risk of exposure while you’re traveling, visiting attractions, or going to the beach? Follow these tips as you iron out your family vacation plans.

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Swimmers Ear

How to Avoid Swimmer’s Ear This Summer

When summer rolls around, we all want to head out to the water. An afternoon of swimming can be a remarkable relief on a hot day. If your children complain of pain in their ears afterwards, however, it’s time to see a doctor. Swimmer’s ear is a treatable but serious issue that plagues many people

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Allergies Franklin TN

Spring Allergies in Children – What to Look for and How to Treat Them

The coming of spring brings new life, beautiful flowers, luscious greenery, and warm sunshine. It also means your children will be spending more time outdoors enjoying the fresh air. This is meant to be healthy and nourishing, but sometimes it can leave your child feeling miserable with allergies. When your child is outside playing around in

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Staph Infection Kids

How to Treat Staph Infections in Kids

A staph infection is an infection caused by bacteria (staphylococcus) that lives naturally on our skin surfaces. Mostly, the bacteria live on our skin and are harmless. The problem arises when the skin is broken or cracked. When that happens, the bacteria can enter the wound and can cause an infection to occur. Signs and

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Winter Cold

Tips For Treating The Common Winter Cold For Kids

Your child comes home from school, and starts sniffling, complaining of a sore throat, and blowing their nose frequently. You know what this is – the common cold. But how can you treat it, relieve your child’s symptoms, and make sure you don’t get it? Here are some tips for treating the common winter cold

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