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2016-2017 School Year: Time for Kindergarten Physical Exams 
Give us a call to schedule your child’s physical exam and make sure he or she is current with immunizations. These items are typically required for school enrollment. 
 
California Law Requires All Incoming Seventh Graders Get Whooping Cough Booster Shot 
For the 2012-13 school year, a recent law now requires that all incoming 7th graders get a whooping cough booster shot called Tdap before starting school. This shot is routinely recommended for children ages 10 and older.
 
 

AAP Issues Booster Dose Recommendations for Meningococcal Vaccine  

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Baby Orajel associated with Methemoglobinemia 

Click here for information regarding concerns about Baby Orajel use in infants. 

 

AAP Updates Recommendations on Car Seats 

Children should ride rear-facing to age 2, use a booster until at least age 8. Read more. 


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