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The Hidden Hazards of Lithium Coin and Button Batteries

As electronic household items get smaller and “smarter,” they need energy. Small lithium coin and button batteries are everywhere, from remote controls to musical greeting cards. While these tiny power sources are incredibly useful, they pose a significant risk to young children.  The danger lies not only in their size, which makes them easily ingestible,…

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Narcan Available Over the Counter: What Parents Need to Know

At East Portland Pediatric Clinic, we want you to stay informed about health news and developments that can impact your family. One such development is the recent availability of Narcan. Narcan can play a crucial role in safeguarding your family’s well-being in the face of opioid-related emergencies. Understanding Narcan: A Quick Overview Narcan, also known…

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East Portland Pediatrics Winter Newsletter 2023

We are all deep into December, and whether your holiday has already come and gone, or coming up in the next few weeks, we hope that our holiday fun and family meaning issue of Take Care finds you healthy, happy, and well. May your traditions this year be sweet, and the memories you make even…

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Welcoming Your New Arrival: The East Portland Pediatric Clinic Experience

At East Portland Pediatric Clinic, we understand the excitement and concerns that come with expecting a new baby. Our goal is to be more than just your pediatricians. We want to be part of your extended family, offering a nurturing, informative and deeply connected experience right from the start.   Meet and Greet: Getting to…

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Announcing the Winners of the 8th Annual EPPC Pumpkin Decorating Contest

We had another enchanting Halloween at East Portland Pediatric Clinic! 🎃 This year’s Halloween pumpkin decorating contest was a delightful success, featuring a fantastic array of entries. Our VIPs – our patients – played a crucial role in selecting the winners of the 8th Annual EPPC Pumpkin Decorating Contest: 1st Place: Bluey 🥇 2nd Place:…

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Thank You for Making Our Flu Clinic Such a Success!

We want to extend our heartfelt thanks to our incredible community for coming together and making this event a success! Over 400 patients were scheduled, and the drive-thru system worked like a charm.   Our dedicated staff ensured the smooth flow of the drive-thru clinic. We’re immensely proud of the way our team members rose…

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Information on RSV Shortage and Injection

Beyfortus Supply Shortage As you may have already heard, not enough Beyfortus was manufactured to meet the demand. This means that Beyfortus will be in short supply throughout the entire 2023-2024 RSV season. We are receiving a very limited number of doses, but it is unlikely we will have enough for everyone. This is disappointing…

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Unmask Halloween Safety with our Spook-tacular Guide

Happy Fall! Halloween is just around the corner, and your East Portland pediatricians can practically hear the little witches and superheroes enthusiastically planning their costumes.    While Halloween is all about fun and excitement, we can’t forget about safety. Check out these valuable tips to ensure a safe and happy Halloween for your lil’ pumpkins. …

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Dr. Skau’s Next Adventure: Celebrating Retirement

Send in Your Favorite Memories – See the Form Below As Dr. Skau approaches retirement, we invite you to join in celebrating his remarkable career. Below is a letter from Dr. Skau to his patients and the EPPC families, with whom he has had the pleasure of working. While we’ll miss him dearly, we’re filled…

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