The COVID vaccine is now approved for all children 6 months and older. Starting Monday June 27th, LPG is able to offer the COVID vaccine in office for patients 6 months-4 years of age.
Do LPG physicians recommend children receive the COVID-19 vaccine?
Yes, the physicians at LPG strongly recommend all eligible children to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Which COVID vaccine is recommended for children?
The physicians at LPG support your child receiving either Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and we encourage you to get whichever one is offered to you. » Read more about: Covid Vaccine 6mo- 4yr »
We know that some families are having difficulties finding their infant’s usual formula right now due to nationwide formula shortages. No store brands were involved in the recall. Most babies will tolerate a switch between formula ‘types’ with minimal difficulty or only a few days of some mild GI discomfort as they get used to a different type. Of course if your baby has medical reasons to be on a specific formula it’s important to talk with your doctor before doing something different, » Read more about: Formula Shortage Info »
It is with great sadness that we let our LPG families know of the sudden unexpected death of our beloved Dr. Heather Dews on 1/10/2022. Dr. Dews was always such a light and positive spirit around the office and always provided such excellent care to her patients. Her kindness and smile are already greatly missed and we extend our deepest condolences to Dr. Dew’s family.
This is a very difficult time at LPG as we grieve the loss of our friend and colleague. » Read more about: In rememberance of Dr. Dews »
Due to the high volume of calls regarding COVID19 isolation and quarantine recommendations, we ask that you please refer to the CDC website https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/quarantine-isolation.html to review the current COVID19 isolation and quarantine recommendations. » Read more about: Covid 19 Isolation and quarantine recommendations »
The physicians at LPG recommend and encourage all of our patients ages 5 and older to be vaccinated against COVID19. Please call to schedule an appointment for their vaccine. » Read more about: Covid Vaccine Information »
Lincoln Pediatric Group is hiring for multiple positions!
Positions currently available at LPG:
This position works closely with Physicians and APP’s to provide quality patient care to infants, children, an adolescents. Requires good computer and patient care skills. Pediatric experience preferred but not required.
This position is 3-4 days per week and 1 weekend per month. Works closely with all providers in the office to provide telephone care to patients and families. » Read more about: Now Hiring »
Maybe you have been thinking about skipping this year’s flu shot since there were so few cases last year. Think again! Now is not the time to skip a flu shot or even procrastinate. This is true for you and for your child. Should my child get a flu shot? The answer is a resounding YES, and here is why. » Read more about: Should My Child Get A Flu Shot? »
The last 18 months have been both frightening and frustrating for parents. The pandemic and everything that occurred around it has upended families and especially children. The CDC has recently issued a health advisory for clinicians and caregivers about the increased interseasonal RSV activity in the southern United States. After thinking we were beginning to see progress with so many Americans getting vaccinated, suddenly we are being told RSV cases are surging. Here’s what parents should know. » Read more about: RSV Cases Surging: What Parents Should Know »
It’s that time of year again for the Lincoln Choice Awards! Please nominate us under the health and well-being category for the best medical clinic and pediatric group. Follow the link to get started! https://bit.ly/38F1quo » Read more about: 2021 Lincoln Choice Awards »
This may be an upsetting time for children. They may wonder why people are staying home and why they can’t go to school.
Here are some tips on how to talk to children about COVID-19.
Download Tips for Talking to Kids » Read more about: Tips for Talking to Kids About COVID-19 »