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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Your Safety Is Our Priority - Use of PPE in Our Office Dec 13th, 2020

Hello!  We wanted to give you a reminder regarding the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in our office.  If you come to us with a sick child, please don’t be alarmed if you see us looking a little different than we have in the past.  Due to the worldwide...

Flu Vaccine Week - "No One Has Time for Flu" Campaign Dec 7th, 2020

December 6-12, 2020 is Flu Vaccine Week, and we're teaming up with the American Medical Association (AMA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Ad Council to encourage our patients to get their annual flu shot – it’s one quick and simple thing we can all do to protect ourselves...

Counting Our Blessings Nov 30th, 2020

As we enter the holiday season of 2020, we at Smyrna Pediatrics have been reflecting on what we're grateful for: Creating bonds with our families and watching our patients grow up Good work / life balance Laughter Happy work days Our brave and resilient patients who endure labs, vaccines, and "hard" visits Celebrating...

New Patient Portal Oct 29th, 2020

We are excited to announce the launch of our new patient portal, which will go live on November 1, 2020. Our patients will receive a Welcome E-mail with a PIN to complete their portal registration.  **For parents with multiple children - you will receive an e-mail for each child with their uniquely...

COVID-19 and the 2020-2021 School Year Sep 14th, 2020

School has been in session for a few weeks now, and whether your child(ren) are attending virtually, in-person, or a combination of both, we hope this finds you healthy and well. The following are recommendations from the Tennessee Department of Health and Department of Education in order to support as...

August is National Immunization Awareness Month! Aug 19th, 2020

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM)!  During NIAM, Smyrna Pediatrics encourages you to talk with your doctor, nurse, or other healthcare professional to ensure that your child is up-to-date on recommended vaccines.  At this time, when our children are returning to school during the pandemic, vaccination should be at...