HealthDay reports, “Hundreds of thousands of cases of diarrhea in young children have been prevented since routine vaccination against rotavirus began in the United States a decade ago,” thereby translating “into a savings of more than $1 billion in medical costs,” researchers found. The findings were published online in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month! The best resources for information on the impact, safety, and development of vaccines can be found at the CDC and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Don't miss how to make shots less stressful and see this page on our website for information on the East Bay Pediatrics vaccine philosophy and additional resources.
East Bay Pediatrics supports breastfeeding moms with our own lactation educator on site. Learn more about World Breastfeeding week at http://worldbreastfeedingweek.org/.
Due to office updates after water damage, the Berkeley office will be closed over the weekend. The Orinda location is open for drop in patients on Saturday 8/5/17 from 9:30am - 12:00pm.
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We are experiencing intermittent phone problems this morning, 8/2/2017. We have technicians working on it and hope to have this resolved as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Due to carpet replacement, the Berkeley office will be closed over the weekend. The Orinda location is open for drop in patients on Saturday 7/22/17 from 9:30am-12:00pm.
The PERC Urgent Care location has moved to 3000 Colby Street, Suite 301 (3rd floor). When you call after hours, the PERC staff can schedule an appointment for you.
As of Tuesday, July 18, 2017 the Berkeley location is open! We are still a bit dusty as the carpets are not in yet. If you have concerns, please call the office to reschedule your appointment at (925) 254-9203. Please note: Saturday sick visits will be in Orinda again on July 22, 2017.
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Richard Oken, MD, FAAP