• Information about Measles

    About Measles Measles, also called rubeola, is a highly contagious respiratory infection that’s caused by a virus. It causes a total-body skin rash and flu-like symptoms, including a fever, cough, and runny nose. Though rare in the United States, 20 million cases happen worldwide every year. Since measles is caused by a virus, there is

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  • Monday, February 9 – Pediatrics West CLOSED

    Due to continued inclement weather and the safety of our patients and staff, Pediatrics West will be CLOSED for the remainder of the day today, Monday, February 9, 2015. All appointments that were scheduled today have been cancelled. Please contact our office tomorrow to reschedule. All offices are currently scheduled to reopen at 7:00am on

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  • Measles: Make Sure Your Child Is Fully Immunized

    Measles is a highly contagious disease. It can be serious for young children. Protect your child by making sure he or she is up to date on vaccinations, including before traveling abroad. Measles is a highly contagious disease caused by a virus. Measles starts with a fever. Soon after, it causes a cough, runny nose,

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  • Pediatrics West CLOSED – Monday 2/2/15

      Due to continued inclement weather and the safety of our patients and staff, Pediatrics West will be CLOSED for the remainder of the day today,  Monday, February 2, 2015.All appointments that were scheduled today have been cancelled. Please contact our office tomorrow to reschedule. All offices are currently scheduled to reopen at 7:00am on Tuesday, February 3,

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  • Inclement Weather – Pediatrics West Delayed Opening Monday 2/2/15

    Due to weather conditions and the safety of our patients and staff, Pediatrics West will delay opening tomorrow, Monday, 2/2/15. All offices are currently scheduled to be open from 1:00pm until 8:00pm. If you have an appointment scheduled before 1:00pm on Monday, you will be receiving a call to reschedule. If you have a prescheduled

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  • Inclement Weather – Pediatrics West Delayed Opening Wednesday

    Due to weather conditions and the safety of our patients and staff, Pediatrics West will have a delayed opening at 12:00pm on Wednesday, January 28th 2015. Please continue to visit our website and/or Facebook page for updates. If you need to speak with someone regarding an urgent matter, please call the office at 978-577-0437 to be connected to

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  • A Really Important Fact About Vaccines

    By Dr. Claire McCarthy I was reading about the recent cases of measles in a bunch of people who were at Disneyland in December–and it made me sad. This doesn’t have to happen. A simple vaccine can prevent measles. And we want to prevent measles, because it can be dangerous. We are seeing more outbreaks

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  • Flu Mist is now available

    You can request an appointment or call our office at 978-577-0437 to schedule a flu mist vaccine for your child. Note that we are not booking appointments for injectable vaccine for patients over age 3 until further notice. Although we only have 1 new clinic at this time we do have flu mist available during

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  • Urgent Care Services

    Pediatrics West offers many types of Urgent Care services—including sutures, splinting, wedge resections and much more. These services can be provided to your family in a safe and familiar environment and can avoid the additional stress and financial burden of a trip to the emergency room. Urgent Care is for conditions requiring prompt treatment but

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