Masks and physical distancing still required in health care settings.
Thank you for wearing your mask and adhering to our 1 child, 1 parent rule!
May 25, 2021, 7:27 p.m.
Do you and your children age 6m to 11y want to be part of science? Children's National Hospital has started enrolling children to participate in clinical research trials to evaluate the Pfizer BioNTech COVID vaccine. It is expected to fill quickly, but there may be future opportunities for other studies. https://bit.ly/2TcXo77
May 10, 2021, 10:54 p.m.
CAP is as excited as you are that the FDA approved Pfizer's COVID vaccine for 12-15 year olds! The CDC still has to meet and make final recommendations this week. Please read here for CAP's recommendations for the COVID vaccine and plans to help with access for your children: https://bit.ly/2RFFBor
April 14, 2021, 4:59 p.m.
IT'S FORM SEASON! School age children: sports, school, and camp forms must have the parent portion completed and the child must have had their physical within the last year. Turnaround time is 5-7 business days. Forms can be sent via portal or dropped to your home site for your provider to complete. Commonly used forms found here: https://bit.ly/3ab0z5b
April 9, 2021, 1:50 p.m.
Did you know that as of July 1, 2021, immunization requirements for school entry are being updated? In addition to prior requirements, Hepatitis A, Menactra and Gardasil will be required for certain age groups. If your child has not had a well visit in the last year, please call to schedule before the summer and forms are due! https://bit.ly/3s3CBPh
April 8, 2021, 12:51 p.m.
Have you checked us out on Facebook @cappeds? Check out our page for relevant and interesting information for children of all ages and their families. In the upcoming weeks, we have some Facebook Live events with some of our CAP providers! Come join us! https://www.capitalareapediatrics.com/resources/workshops
March 12, 2021, 10:36 p.m.
School, camp, & sports forms, oh my! Has your child had their annual well visit? Or has your child tested positive for COVID since their last visit? It is recommended that school age children have a sports physical after COVID to return to any physical activity. All CAP sites have openings to make your child's health a top priority.
Feb. 24, 2021, 2:26 a.m.
Join us for a Facebook Live this Friday 2/26/21 12:45pm - Dr. Shirley Christian and Dr. Amin Akhlaghi will be discussing COVID and our children and recent updates. Visit our Facebook page @cappeds! https://bit.ly/3aLr2GU
Feb. 19, 2021, 12:46 a.m.
Tomorrow, Friday, February 19, 2021 - all Capital Area Pediatrics offices will be open for normal business hours. Please be careful on the roads and sidewalks when going to your appointment!
Feb. 18, 2021, 11:53 a.m.
Due to inclement weather and expected hazardous driving conditions, all Capital Area Pediatrics offices will be 100% virtual today 2/18/2021. Our phone lines will be open and same day telemedicine available for your urgent medical needs. Previously scheduled telemedicine visits will proceed as scheduled. Please call with any questions. Stay safe & warm!
Feb. 17, 2021, 11:15 p.m.
With another winter weather warning upon us, Capital Area Pediatrics will continue to monitor conditions closely. The safety of our staff and families is top priority. Please check the website frequently tomorrow Thursday 2/18/21 for updates on office closures.