March 30, 2020, 7:39 p.m.YOUR CHILD'S HEALTHCARE IS ESSENTIAL! Your health & safety remain our priority during these challenging times. Visits for medical care are still essential under the strictest government orders. While we are proud to now offer telemedicine for many visits, we will remain open to administer vaccines, treat an injury or evaluate a sick child.
March 22, 2020, 12:44 a.m.While there have been some cases of children in the DMV being diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, we are still very limited in our access to testing. Stay home if you’re sick, call us for advice, and practice social distancing. Advice on WJLA 7: https://bit.ly/2QD31r4
March 19, 2020, 6:25 p.m.Our Sleepy Hollow office will be closing at 6pm tonight 3/19/2020. Sick patients can still be seen at our Falls Church and Herndon sites. As always, our triage nurses are available for urgent advice. We apologize for any inconvenience.
March 18, 2020, 8:43 p.m.Check out Falls Church's Dr. Hanita Oh-Tan on ABC7 - How to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus. For more related information, please check out the FAQs on our Coronavirus Resource page. https://bit.ly/2IZ5d8k
March 17, 2020, 12:01 a.m.Important! Please read the attached about important changes Capital Area Pediatrics is making to appointments during the evolving coronavirus pandemic. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this challenging time. https://bit.ly/2w3bOfa
March 13, 2020, 9:47 p.m.In order to limit gatherings, all Capital Area Pediatrics classes and groups are cancelled through the end of March 2020. This includes prenatal sessions at all sites, the baby care workshop at Ryan Park, and the lactation support group at Sleepy Hollow. Please call if you need clarification of dates. Thank you for your understanding.
March 13, 2020, 2:32 p.m.Please visit our new Coronavirus information page, with frequently asked questions! https://www.capitalareapediatrics.com/resources/coronavirus-resources
March 12, 2020, 1:33 p.m.To keep all of our patients and staff safe, please call ahead before any appointment if your child has a fever and cough/ cold. Please avoid walking in without an appointment if you have these symptoms. Our triage staff has been trained to screen your child to determine the safest course of action.
March 12, 2020, 3:04 a.m.While the coronavirus situation is changing daily, we hope to keep you informed with our recommendations for your children and family. Stay tuned for an updated page on our website! Our recommendations as of today 3/11/2020: https://bit.ly/2IEf1UT
March 8, 2020, 9:08 p.m.With cases identified in the DMV, please call us before being seen if you have travelled to a high risk area OR had exposure to a confirmed coronavirus case AND have fever and respiratory symptoms. Test kits are not widely available at this time. We are working closely with the local health departments to determine evaluation and management.