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Covid-19
Brad Barham

An update…and masks and such

We sincerely hope that this post finds you and your family well. As we continue to see a rapid rise in cases across the southern United States (including Texas) and as August quickly approaches, we are facing decisions surrounding return to school, return to daycare, and much more. Abilene, unfortunately, has not been immune to

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Covid-19
Brad Barham

A COVID-19 Update

Month 4 of the pandemic here in Abilene and month 6 of the year. Anyone else ready for 2020 to be over? What a challenging year we’ve had so far! What’s next, an alien invasion? (maybe that’s what it would take to unite us again) As we here in Abilene continue to work through navigating

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School
Brad Barham

Sports Physicals and Check-Ups

As we venture into Summer and look to next Fall, the time has come when we start seeing lots of patients for their sports physicals! You may have heard of some updated requirements from the UIL (the University Interscholastic League which governs all public school athletic and fine arts competition in the state of Texas)

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Children
Brad Barham

Give my infant what???

Parents of adolescents out there may find this hard to believe given that we used to say to avoid high risk foods for the first year of life. But here’s a great video that goes through what we’re telling families with infants regarding peanuts these days and how to help PREVENT developing allergy: Offering peanuts

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Special Announcements
Brad Barham

So Fresh and So Clean, Clean

As a Reminder… We are doing everything we can to make sure that you and your children as well as our office staff are safe. Here are some steps we are taking: We have instituted an “empty waiting room” policy that asks that you wait with your child in the car until your room is

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Covid-19
Brad Barham

Burglar or Bandit? Or maybe neither….

We’re not bandits, burglars, or thieves. We’re not masked monsters. No, we’re not even superheroes or masked avengers. We’re the same pediatric providers we have always been. We just get to wear masks every day now. We’ve noticed some more timid and reluctant faces on our patients recently during check-ups and ill visits. We know

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