Prevent to Protect Against Measles
Did you know that most US measles cases result from international travel? CDC has reported ongoing measles outbreaks in popular tourist destinations like England, Greece, and Italy, as well as the DRC, Indonesia, Serbia, and Ukraine. Be part of the solution – make sure your family is vaccinated before travel, including infants 6 months and older. See us before your next trip to make sure you’re protected.
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At Amherst Pediatrics, our dedicated team of healthcare professionals is committed to providing excellent medical care, service, and guidance to families as their children grow from birth to young adulthood. We achieve this through a comprehensive, continuous and personal approach to advice, treatment, and support. We expect to be the “medical home” for your child, helping to coordinate all your child’s health care needs.
We aim to serve all families in the community regardless of social or economic status and with respect for cultural beliefs. We consider it a privilege to care for children and strive to do so in a kind and compassionate manner. Medical information is handled with the strictest confidence in accordance with legal guidelines, and with respect for our patients and their families.
Caring for our patients is a longitudinal team effort that begins with the telephone call, continues through the office visit, and extends beyond the visit to include close follow-up and management of all of their healthcare needs. The team approach is also very important when patients see someone other than their regular provider. Families can expect the same care from all of our providers. This care is based on agreed upon treatment standards and facilitated by information sharing through our electronic health record.
Amherst Pediatrics is proud to be a member of The Pediatric Physicians Organization at Boston Children’s Hospital (PPOC).