Dear Parents:

The following are websites that provide reliable and unbiased information useful in caring for your child:

Many parents are concerned about vaccine safety and worry about a supposed link to autism.  Please click HERE for the latest information on vaccine safety and the importance of vaccinating your child.

This year, the Center for Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics both recommend annual vaccination for influenza ("the flu").  For detailed information in this disease, please click HERE.

Vaccinations are usually part of the Well Child Visit.  The following is the 2016 vaccination schedule for the United States:

Immunization schedule for children 0-18 years of age, click HERE.

Immunization catch-up schedule for children 4 months - 18 years of age, click HERE

Childhood Injury Prevention information, click HERE

Safety Barrier Guidelines for Residential Pools, click HERE

I hope that you will find the information contained in this page useful.  I look forward to speaking with you in person about any topics that concern you so that, together, we can provide a safe and healthy environment in which your child can flourish.

Sincerely,
Harry Zilberman, MD, FAAP, FRCPC
Medical Director, Nevada Pediatric Specialists

 

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Childhood injuries are a leading cause of death and disability in children.  Injury Prevention is an extremely important part of caring for your child.  Different age groups of children present a different set of challenges for parents in making their environment safe.

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