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Oregon is Experiencing a Surge in Respiratory Illnesses

Oregon is experiencing a surge in RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus), influenza, and other viral illnesses in children at very high... Read more ›

Bivalent COVID-19 Booster Q&A

The bivalent booster is an updated COVID-19 booster that offers protection against both the original virus strain and newer Omicron... Read more ›

2022 Monkeypox Outbreak & Pediatric Infections

Although monkeypox cases are very rare in the United States, the virus has made its way here before. The last... Read more ›

COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ

With the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines, we’re all feeling a little more hopeful and less anxious than we have in... Read more ›

Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ

Over the pandemic, our advice nurses and pediatricians have fielded thousands of questions about COVID-19. We share your concerns and... Read more ›

8 Child Sports Injury Prevention Tips

There is no doubt that children and teens who choose to be involved in youth sports activities benefit significantly. Physical... Read more ›

How to Dress a Newborn in Summer

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants under 6 months of age are not exposed to direct sunlight. Ensure... Read more ›

Our COVID-19 Vaccine Plan for Kids Under 5

It’s time to protect the littlest members of our community against COVID-19! For kiddos ages six months to four years,... Read more ›

Safely Feeding Your Baby During the Formula Shortage

Over the last two years, we’ve seen supply shortages affect everything from toilet paper to groceries. Now we find ourselves... Read more ›

COVID-19 Vaccine Events for Ages 5-11

The race is on to find a COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages five to 11, and the demand is intense... Read more ›

Oregon Approves COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5-11

Today Oregon approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for ages five to 11.­ Metropolitan Pediatrics does not have the vaccine yet,... Read more ›

COVID-19 Vaccine for Ages 5-11 Nears Oregon Approval

The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is moving swiftly through the federal and state approval process. It was granted emergency use authorization... Read more ›

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