The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports a "troubling drop" in childhood vaccinations as a result of families staying home during the pandemic. Because well-child visits and vaccinations are considered essential services, even now, practices should make these visits a priority.
Here are two ways physicians can help welcome kid patients into their practices.
1. Take basic safety precautions to keep kids safe. The CDC recommends the following:
2. Get the word out via the following:
Read the full FPM article: “Scope of Practice: Reclaiming Young Patient Care."
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