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Are Vaccines Safe for Children?

One of the most common questions parents ask us is “are vaccines safe for children?” The answer is “yes!” In fact, we believe that vaccines are necessary for children. They are only administered to children after being thoroughly evaluated by doctors, scientists, and a variety of healthcare professionals.  In addition, while they may lead to… Continue Reading

Vaping/E-cigarettes: An increasing trend

A new smoking trend has emerged among our youth and young adults called vaping. Vaping/E-cigarettes are not safe for youth or young adults.  What is vaping:  Vaping is the inhaling of a vapor created by an electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) or another vaping device. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that have cartridges filled with a liquid that… Continue Reading

Hurricane Preparedness: Tips for Families

Understanding hurricane and how to be prepared and act during a hurricane watch or warning can help keep your family safe. The following are tips from powered by the American Academy of Pediatrics. ​A hurricane is a tropical cyclone with sustained winds of 74 miles per hour or more. Hurricane winds blow in a… Continue Reading

2019 Labor Day hours

We want to make you aware that our Point Meadows office will be closed Monday, September 2nd. Our Park St. office will be open for sick and emergency patients only. We will NOT have walk-in appointments Monday. Please call our office if you have any questions or concerns. Continue Reading

4th of July holiday hours

At the Carithers Pediatric Group, we are always striving to provide compassionate care during times of health as well as illness. Your child’s health is always our #1 priority. We want to make you aware that our Point Meadows office will be closed July 4th and 5th. Our Park St. office will be open for… Continue Reading