**Measles Outbreak Information**

Our physicians are monitoring the CDC, the Department of Health and the King County Public Health Department information many times daily.  We are closely connected with the infectious disease experts in regard to this topic.  We will notify our families via this blog, our Facebook page and through direct communication as new information becomes available.

The following link provides some very good answers to many questions that you may have.

http://seattlemamadoc.seattlechildrens.org/ Please read this page for the best information associated with the recent measles outbreak.

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Holiday Donation Success!

We are happy to announce that we filled two large vehicles with toys, clothes and other needed items for foster children in King County to receive new Christmas gifts.  The donations were made to Treehouse for Kids: treehouseforkids.org

We want to thank the community for your generous donations!  Happy Holidays!

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Fall Flu Fundraiser

We are happy to announce our continued commitment to raising awareness and funds for tremendous causes and organizations.  Our Fall fundraising event will raise money for Forefront, an organization aimed at preventing suicide.  For each flu vaccine administered during October 8th through November 8th, we will donate $1.00 to Forefront.  For more information about this organization, please see their website.

www.intheforefront.org

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NEW COMPUTER SYSTEM!

We are excited to announce that we have a new computer system being installed.  We are transitioning to Electronic Medical Record.  We might be a little bit slower than normal as we make this change so please be patient. Our KICK-OFF date is June 9th for scheduling changes and August 5th for medical record changes. 

Thank you for your understanding!

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Project Violet

We are pleased to highlight our commitment to research by announcing that for every flu vaccine that we administer in the month of October, we will donate $1.00 to Project Violet.

Our donation will help fund the research and development of new drugs designed to better target cancer and potentially other serious diseases.

This research is being led by Dr. Jim Olson and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

http://www.projectviolet.org

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Camp or Sports Physical?

If your child needs a camp or sports physical form filled out, please give us a few days notice.  Form completion and copies of immunization records take time to complete. 

Thanks for understanding!

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AFTER HOURS – Urgent Care at Children’s Hospital

When our office is closed, instead of going to the Emergency Room, you can now go to the Urgent Care Clinic at Seattle Children’s Hospital main hospital campus.  Whale parking lot, Whale 4 entrance.  It is important to understand that Urgent Care is not intended for emergencies but is appropriate for minor illnesses and injuries.  Note:  In some instances it may be necessary for the Urgent Care physicians to refer you to the Emergency Room. 

After Hours Availability:

Monday-Friday:  5:00pm-10:30pm

Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 11:00am-8:00pm

No appointment is necessary

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