Surviving the Stomach Bug: Truths & Tips for Parents

Truths & Tips for Survival of Stomach Bugs When They Hit Your Home Hand washing and keeping things clean are your best defenses from getting ill with a stomach bug. Some viruses will survive on surfaces for days. And some viruses like Norovirus can even survive hand santizer. You have to use soap and water to kill […]

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FLU 2019!

Flu season is just around the corner. Take time to read these important tips on how to protect your family against flu this season. What are everyday preventive actions? • Try to avoid close contact with sick people. • The first and most important step is to get a flu vaccine each year • If […]

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Snake!

Snake Bites ​The United States has 120 species of snakes. Only 20 are poisonous. Almost every state has at least one species of poisonous snake. The only states that don’t are Maine, Hawaii, and Alaska. In some areas, snakes may invade playgrounds after heavy rains. Flooding of snake burrows makes snakes look for drier ground. […]

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Summer Sun Safety Tips

Beat the Heat this summer with these helpful Summer Sun Safety Tips: Infants and children up to 4 years of age are at greatest risk for heat related illness. The best defense is prevention: NEVER leave infants or children in a parked car. Dress infants and children in loose, lightweight, light-colored clothing. Schedule outdoor activities carefully, […]

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Potential Measles Outbreak in Alabama

We at Pathway Pediatrics are committed to providing the most up-to-date information and best practices concerning the health and safety of our patients and families. The Alabama Department of Public Health has issued information regarding the potential for an outbreak of measles in the state of Alabama. As of 4/25/19, there have been no confirmed […]

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Vaccine Policy

At Pathway Pediatrics we are dedicated to provide the best care for every child we see.  Pediatric healthcare is best achieved when healthcare providers and parents/caregivers mutually trust one another and adopt a team approach for the health and safety of the children in our practice and in our community.  Because the health of our […]

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