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Capital Area Pediatrics

July 7, 2019, 3:10 p.m.

If you use eye drops, this might be a good time to check your medicine cabinet. Several eye drops and ointments sold at Walmart and Walgreen stores have been recalled because they may not be sterile. https://bit.ly/2Js70Te
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Capital Area Pediatrics

July 1, 2019, 7:43 p.m.

As of July 1, all CAP patients can make a weekend sick appointment at any CAP site, not just your home site. Saturdays 9am - 12:30 pm at Falls Church, Sleepy Hollow, and Ryan Park. Sundays 9a-12:30 p at Herndon and Vienna. Advice and appointment lines open at 7:30 am. http://bit.ly/NewWeekendHours
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Capital Area Pediatrics

June 28, 2019, 2:22 p.m.

We are currently experiencing intermittent telephone issues at all offices. The lines are open but service is not consistent nor clear. Please be patient with our staff as we do our best to answer your calls.
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Capital Area Pediatrics

June 28, 2019, 1:18 p.m.

Another recall alert! Fisher-Price is recalling the inclined sleeper accessory that comes with its Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yards after reports of infant deaths linked to the company's other inclined sleepers. A reminder of the ABCs of sleep for babies: Babies should sleep Alone, on their Backs, in a crib. https://bit.ly/2IPJal0
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Capital Area Pediatrics

June 27, 2019, 3:19 p.m.

Hearing loss is a serious problem that can impair us later in life. Worse still, our headphone-loving children may be setting themselves up for early hearing problems! To minimize their risk of sound-induced hearing loss, we recommend taking the following steps: https://cle.clinic/2JUBv68
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Capital Area Pediatrics

June 23, 2019, 8:57 p.m.

Infant formula sold at Walmart was recalled by Perrigo Company because of potential "metal foreign matter" in a single lot of the product of Parent's Choice Advantage Infant Formula Milk-Based Powder with Iron. (Lot Code C26EVFV with a "use by" date of February 26, 2021). Please discontinue use and visit Walmart for a refund. https://bit.ly/2IADbAp
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Capital Area Pediatrics

June 20, 2019, 7:56 p.m.

Dear CAP patients and parents: Please know that the Vienna Outpatient Laboratory will be CLOSED for blood draws on Friday, 6/21/19. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you.
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Capital Area Pediatrics

June 7, 2019, 1:18 a.m.

Out of an abundance of caution, the Virginia Department of Health is informing people that they may have been exposed to a person with measles at specific locations on specific dates. Read here for more information about those details, as well as what you should do if you were there. https://bit.ly/31aLev6
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Capital Area Pediatrics

June 5, 2019, 4:55 p.m.

Attention parents of teenagers: sleepiness and exhaustion are a leading cause of motor vehicle accidents among drivers aged 16 to 29 years. But there are things you and your family can do together to address this serious hazard. Learn more and explore important safety tips here: https://www.sleepfoundation.org/articles/teens-and-sleep
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Capital Area Pediatrics

May 28, 2019, 3:13 p.m.

FALLS CHURCH PATIENTS: Weather permitting, the main drive lane at 407 N. Washington St will be repaved tomorrow, May 29. This should not impact parking spaces tomorrow. However on Saturday June 1, the entire parking lot will be re-striped. On June 1, please park along West Columbia St or access the 405 N. Washington Parking lot from North Maple Ave.
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