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Updates

Updated 31 Jan 2024

CHADIS Developmental Screens-Save time ! We are starting a new online developmental screening program 11 Jan 2024 so you can complete developmental screens and ADHD scales on your phone or computer before the appointment to save time! (CHADIS Infographic) You (or your child if a teen) should get an invitation to sign into your patient portal to complete the forms.  The link to the portal is at the top right of this page and also here.

COVID Vaccine - We have the updated Fall 2023 Moderna COVID vaccine and unfortunately we are seeing the winter holiday COVID rate increase again.   The updated vaccine is recommended for everyone 6 months and older, especially our elders- remind the grandparents! Pfizer COVID vaccine is available at local health departments.

Flu vaccine is available at all 3 offices, please call for an appointment. Flu vaccine is important especially for young children, elderly and pregnant people. Last year was a bad flu season - click here to see Families Fighting Flu season in review.

We are seeing so much flu at the office now and nationally (purple is the highest flu level)- Please  get a flu vaccine ASAP!

We are a Vaccinating Practice

Sandhills Pediatrics is a vaccinating practice – for the health and safety of our patients and our community. Vaccines prevent serious illnesses and save lives.

Children and young adults should receive all recommended vaccines according to the schedule published by the Centers of Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Paxlovid (an oral anti COVID medicine) is available for high risk patients who test positive for COVID, are 12 yo+ and >88 pounds. NC DHHS has a new telemedicine program for those who don't have a doctor.

If you have questions about the vaccine, please call for an appointment so we can answer your questions!

Sandhills Pediatrics vaccinates patients 6 mo + and any family members.  Please call for an appointment or ask us about it next time you are in the office.

Breastfeeding- is a reason to get the COVID vaccination (protects mom and maybe even baby) and we encourage all of our nursing mothers to receive it.

Pregnancy-  CDC issued an urgent appeal for ALL pregnant people to get vaccinated 29 Sep 2021. The American College of OBGYN now strongly recommends vaccination for pregnant individuals - see here.  For more answers about breastfeeding and other COVID vaccine questions, click here to access the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia vaccine education center.

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Looking for information on Coronavirus COVID-19? New information is available daily, so we'd like to point you to the continuously updated CDC website for the most reliable information.  We recommend you follow the sensible precautions from the American Academy of Pediatrics provided here. To help us keep your child and other patients healthy, if you suspect your child has a Coronavirus COVID-19 infection, please do not come to walk-in clinic!  Call us and let us know about possible exposures so we can discuss the best plan to provide safe and high quality care.


 

COVID-19 resources specifically for kids

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Telehealth

Sandhills Pediatrics offers virtual care by appointment- please call or portal message to set up!  Click here and one of your regular, trusted Sandhills Pediatrics doctors or nurse practitioners will be able to have a secure video conference with you and your child!  Please pick your clinician's name for your appointment.  (Please remember to enter your child's name at the check-in screen.)

Open to established patients only Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm.  Best problems for Telehealth are rashes, allergies, pinkeye, ADHD - things we can see through the camera!  It doesn't work well for ear infections or "is this strep throat or a pneumonia?".

We are testing this out, so please bear with us - Telehealth platforms are having increased demand due to COVID19 - If you can't reach us or wait longer than 20 minutes, please call us!

Welcome

At Sandhills Pediatrics, we believe what matters most is that our children grow up happy, healthy, and with the opportunity to pursue their dreams.

This is why we are here. To support healthy, happy families living in a healthy, happy community.

Our Mission

We are a family of caregivers improving the health and happiness
of all children and families across our Sandhills community,
providing high quality care in a friendly and welcoming environment.

Our Four Guiding Principles

We seek to achieve this mission by following four guiding principles:

  • We turn medical care into medical caring.
  • We are a supportive hand to hold.
  • We find harmony between quality care and convenience.
  • We serve the whole community as an extension of our family.

Our Story

We are a Vaccinating Practice

Sandhills Pediatrics is a vaccinating practice – for the health and safety of our patients and our community. Vaccines prevent serious illnesses and save lives.

Children and young adults should receive all recommended vaccines according to the schedule published by the Centers of Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics.