Archive for October, 2009

H1N1 shot update for my patients

For my patients and Capital Pediatrics: Based on the extremely high demand for the H1N1 shot and the limited availability (we have many more doses of the nasal spray), we are asking (for the time being) that the shot be reserved for children ages 6 months to 2 years of age and those who are […]

Baby 411 now available on Kindle!

Great news! Baby 411 is now available as a Kindle e-book! Yes, now you can download Baby 411 for your Kindle! And if have an iphone and the free Kindle for iPhone app, you can also read Baby 411 on your iPhone! Amazon is selling the Baby 411 Kindle-book for just $9.99.

H1N1 vaccine supply—How it all works

We've received quite a few questions from blog readers about how H1N1 vaccine supply is being distributed. I'm happy to share what I know about it. In my own state, each medical practice wishing to administer H1N1 vaccine had to apply for it through the state health department. My office had to provide specific information […]

H1N1 Shot arrives!

Here is an update and revision from my post from yesterday. My practice just received our first shipment of the H1N1 SHOT. It is Sanofi brand and they are multi-dose vials (which means several doses of vaccine are contained in each vial). This vaccine is approved for use in children ages 6 months old and […]

H1N1 vaccine news for Capital Pediatrics

Hey CPG patients, Effective Wednesday, October 28, our practice will be offering the H1N1 Nasal Spray vaccine to anyone who wants it and is eligible to receive it (see prior blog posts on those restrictions). Please check it out to avoid frustration by showing up for an appointment and then being told your child is […]

H1N1 vaccine is here!!

It’s here!!   The first batch of the H1N1 vaccine is arriving at doctors’ offices and clinics around the country (including mine). I want to give all of you the 411, but I also have specific information for patients in my practice. Here are 12 things you need to know about H1N1 vaccine.   Tip […]

H1N1 vaccine update

Just an update for my own patients who have asked when we will receive our first shipment of the H1N1 vaccine. We have been approved to get 500 doses of the live-attenuated vaccine nasal spray in the first shipment. We have no idea when it will come in, but it will most likely be within […]