Your Back-to-School Questions Answered: COVID-19, Monkeypox, and more!
The weather says it’s summer but the calendar tells us it’s back-to-school time. I’ve always loved the start of a new school year, but this year many have questions and apprehensions about not only COVID, but Monkeypox as well. Let’s tackle these questions and more! Your Back-to-School Supply List In addition to backpacks and pencils,…Read More
It’s Your Turn! COVID Vaccines for Kids Under 5 Have Arrived
e have received a small fraction of the doses we ordered but expect to receive more every week. We will open up appointments as vaccine doses come in, and will post those openings here. Call the office to schedule an appointment. Once the vaccine clinics are full, we will add you to the waiting list.…Read More
COVID-19 Vaccine for 6 Months – 4 Years Coming Soon!
The wait is almost over! COVID Vaccines for under 5 have been approved and recommended by the CDC. Our first doses of the Pfizer vaccine should be arriving within days. Once we have vaccines and authorization from the Oregon Health Authority to administer them we will let you know! EPPC doctors and staff eagerly anticipate…Read More
Current COVID-19 Wave and Boosters for 5 – 11 Year-Olds
f you have children in school, work in a school, or know a teacher, you are already well aware that we are seeing another COVID wave. Cases have been increasing steadily both in schools and the community since the mask mandates were lifted, and most Oregon counties have been at a High Level of Community…Read More
COVID Updates for January 2022
Omicron cases are increasing rapidly, and public health response is changing rapidly as well. Here are some important updates that you may find helpful. Staying safe with Omicron OHSU is predicting that the Omicron surge will peak on January 27th, and should decline sharply after that. The rapid rise will place severe strains on our…Read More
A Letter to Our Patients: Omicron, Vaccines, and Tests; Oh, My!
We are experiencing our biggest surge yet of pediatric patients with COVID-19 infection and COVID-19 exposures. Here is the letter we emailed today. Dear EPPC families, As you may know, COVID19 with the Omicron variant is very active in our region. Due to the number of patients who are either ill or have been exposed,…Read More
COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5-11 & Other Important Updates
Did you hear the sound of parents and pediatricians cheering last week? That was us celebrating the long-anticipated FDA emergency use…Read More
What to know about your telehealth visit
Not everything about the COVID-19 pandemic has been bad. I know I have enjoyed some extra family time, and have adjusted to a slower pace…Read More
Sports & COVID-19: Clearance needed to exercise after an infection
This page has been updated on 9/6/21 to reflect the most current AAP recommendations. It’s been a tough year for us all, and seeing some…Read More
COVID-19, the 2020 Grinch
As of yesterday, Multnomah County has entered into a Two-Week Pause. This last week has been startling, watching daily case counts jump…Read More