July 1, 2020, 3:52 p.m.4 months into quarantine and it feels like there's no end in sight? Is your child exhibiting more disruptive behaviors lately? Join our Zoom Parenting Support Group with our Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician Dr. Polly Panitz - there is space tomorrow July 2! https://bit.ly/2YMoSAS
June 22, 2020, 1:29 p.m.Take stock of your child’s mental health. This symptom checklist will provide you with insight into their social, emotional and behavioral wellbeing. If you think your child might be struggling, be sure to schedule an appointment with one of our physicians today.
June 16, 2020, 12:40 a.m.We are pleased to offer touchless mobile check-in & registration! Save time and check in before your appointment from your computer, tablet or smartphone, using a link sent to you in a text message or email! You can also alert us from your smartphone when you arrive so that you can wait in the comfort and safety of your vehicle. https://bit.ly/2Y7cGuq
June 5, 2020, 4:52 p.m.We know this is a painful time for many of our families, especially families of color. We encourage you to have a conversation with your child about current events. Answer questions honestly, with age-appropriate language. If your child is struggling with their emotions or showing signs of anxiety or depression, please let us know. https://bit.ly/3gZiDks
June 4, 2020, 5:20 p.m.Our Vienna lab will be temporarily CLOSED. If your child was advised to get blood work drawn, please check with your Capital Area Pediatrics provider for other recommendations of where to go. We apologize for any inconvenience and will update you when we are ready to reopen.
June 2, 2020, 1:23 p.m.Racism and racial disparities are a public health crisis that impact lifelong health outcomes. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment to all children and families that we serve. While current events may be intimidating to discuss, use this time to lay the groundwork for life lessons. Need ideas of where to start? https://bit.ly/3dqI63T
April 25, 2020, 8:50 p.m.As a sponsor for Medical Care for Children Partnership, volunteers from our CAP offices have been able to serve the community during the pandemic, delivering ~ 1200 meals/ week! https://storage.googleapis.com/treatspace-prod-media/pracf/u-564/CAP_MCCP.pdf
April 9, 2020, 7:08 p.m.All Capital Area Pediatrics offices are closed Easter Sunday April 12, 2020. We will be offering telemedicine visits for sick patients from 9am - 12 noon. As usual, our triage nurses are available all day to offer urgent advice. Please contact us with any questions!
April 7, 2020, 2:17 p.m.In an effort to keep families and our staff safe, we will be asking everyone who enters our offices to wear a mask. Our staff and providers will be leading by example. For all visits (sick or well), patients > 2 years of age and accompanying family members should wear a mask. A scarf, bandana, or homemade cloth mask would be appropriate.
April 2, 2020, 5:21 p.m.4/2/2020 @1:15pm: We are currently experiencing phone problems at all sites. Please use portal to message us until this issue is resolved. Thank you for your understanding.