What's New Archive

Mom's Meeting 10/25/2016

Oct 17, 2016

PHCA will hold its first mom's group meeting on Tuesday, 10/25 in the Peabody office first-floor conference room from 9-10AM.  The group is free and is open to moms of babies aged 0-3 months.&nbs...

Flu Clinic Dates

Sep 15, 2016

We will be holding walk-in flu clinics on the following dates from 9:00am - 1:00pm in our Peabody Office. If your child is due for his/her flu booster you may attend these clinics. Please remember ...

RECALL: Auvi-Q

Oct 27, 2015

Sanofi is issuing a voluntary recall for the Auvi-Q product. Please see details below. Customers with questions regarding this recall can go to www.Auvi-Q.com and call 1-866-726-6340 Monday through Fr...

Halloween is here!

Oct 25, 2015

Here are some safety tips from the AAP to help you prep for a spooktacular Halloween!     AAP - Halloween Safety Tips        ...

Flu vaccine

Sep 15, 2015

2015 Walk-in Flu Vaccine Clinics are over ************************************************************** Vaccine availability as of: 10/26/2015 Injectable vaccine for all patients is available. FluM...

Travel Clinic Services

Mar 17, 2014

If you have plans to travel during the upcoming spring vacation, or any time this year, you may want to take advantage of our travel clinic services. Dr. Emily Swilling is available to see patients ...

Friends of ASAPROSAR

Feb 19, 2014

Friends of ASAPROSAR,  (Asociacion Salvadoreña Pro Salud Rural — Salvadoran Association for Rural Health) is an organization that was founded in 1972 to promote health consciousnes...

Nov. 1st - MELROSE OFFICE CLOSED

Nov 01, 2013

Our Melrose office will be closed as of 11:00 am today. Drs. Grijalva and Maczynski will be seeing patient in our Reading office and Dr. Quan will be in Peabody....

ImPACT Testing

Sep 30, 2013

PHCA offers ImPACT testing   The CDC reports that 5-10% of individuals will sustain a concussion in any given sport season. Many schools now offer ImPACT testing, which is one of the tools a ...

Breast Feeding Support

Sep 09, 2013

Our Breast Feeding support group will be meeting on Saturday, Sept. 14th.   Come by, share your story, offer support, or meet a great group of ladies that will give you their support!   ...

College Student Flu Vaccine

Aug 07, 2013

FluMist Clinic: For students returning to college Sunday, August, 18th 9 am - 1 pm Clinic will be held in our Peabody office. Patients must be healthy, no allergy to egg, and no history of asthma. ...

WE'VE JOINED THE BOSTON CHILDREN'S FAMILY!

May 01, 2013

What does it mean to be part of the Boston Children's Family? The Boston Children's Family or PPOC is the Pediatric Physician Organization at Children's Hospital Boston. The PPOC is made up of more th...

Pediatric Mental Health

May 01, 2013

On March 18th Pediatric Health Care was featured in an article, in The Boston Globe, "Children's Access to Mental Care Grows." The article discussed the growing trend of in-office collaboratio...

PATIENT PORTAL

Mar 12, 2013

PATIENT PORTAL LAUNCH Ever wish you could email a referral request or billing questions? Need to update an address or phone number? Now you can, from the comfort and convenience of your own home!Our p...

Keeping the flu at bay...

Jan 11, 2013

  All the recent media attention has flooded our office with calls. We thought it may be helpful to offer a few links on the flu virus and what you can do to keep your family safe and healthy! Ch...

GOT FLU?

Jan 11, 2013

Has the flu already visited your family? Hunkered down for the weekend with a sick child/children? This CDC link is for you! At Home With the Flu ...

Lactation Class

Nov 21, 2012

PHCA now offeres lactation classes! These classes are held by our lactation consultant, Marie McDermott. This class will be offered once a month for $25. Our next class will be held in the Peabody Off...

Lactation Support Group

Nov 13, 2012

Having a hard time breast feeding? Feel like you are the only one? Thinking about giving up?     Come to our lactation support group! PHCA is excited to bring together moms to discuss exper...

Flu Clinics

Nov 02, 2012

Flu Clinics for All Patients:  All Clinics will take place from 9am-1pm in our Peabody Office. Walk in: Saturday November 10th Saturday Nobember 17th Saturday November 24th  As o...

Dr. Lipman featured in local news article

Apr 18, 2012

Pediatric Health Care's co-founder, and senior physician, Dr. Richard Lipman, was recently featured in a local news article about torticollis. Torticollis is a common neck disorder that affects 1 in 3...

Stay Hydrated...the Healthy Way!

Jun 20, 2011

It's important to keep your child hydrated during summer activities.  But before you reach for the sports drinks, check out the latest information from the American Academy of Pediatrics.  M...

Choosing Insect Repellents

Jun 15, 2011

Wondering which insect repellent is right for your family?  Click here to learn more about the options available, and how to apply them correctly, so that you can enjoy summer safely!...

Learn More About Measles

Jun 13, 2011

Seventeen documented cases of measles have occurred in the Boston area since the beginning of the year; twelve of these occurred in the month of May alone.  The Massachusetts State Department of ...

Summer Sun Safety

Jun 13, 2011

Most parents know that sun protection is important.  However, putting that information into practice can be difficult.  Don't be overwhelmed by the sunscreen aisle--we're here to help! Learn...

International Travelers Health

Jun 13, 2011

Are you traveling abroad this summer?  Take a few moments to pack a Travelers' Health Kit!  It's simple, affordable, and could just help you avoid a doctor's visit during your trip.  To...

Tick Exposure: Prevention and Treatment

May 09, 2011

It's that time of year again...your children are active outside, and so are the ticks.  But that doesn't mean you should keep your children indoors!  While deer ticks are prevalent in wooded...

Travel Medicine Services Now Available!

Mar 07, 2011

Pediatric Health Care Associates is pleased to announce that pre-travel consultations are now available in our Peabody office!  These visits are ideal for families or college students traveling a...

Protecting Your Infant: Immunizing Parents & Caretakers

Apr 30, 2012

P.H.C.A. IS NOW OFFERING IMMUNIZATION SERVICES TO PARENTS AND CARETAKERS. Infants are vulnerable to several serious diseases before they can be immunized: Pertussis (whooping cough) Influenza We c...

Dosage Charts Now Available!

Mar 14, 2011

Looking for the right dose of over-the-counter (OTC) medication for your child?  PHCA is here to help!  Click the "For Parents" tab on our website, then visit the link marked "Dosage charts....

PHCA Recognized for Sponsoring Peabody High School

Nov 05, 2010

We promote concussion education and prevention for all our young athletes. Recently, Peabody High was experiencing funding shortages in their athletic program and reached out to local medical provider...