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Your Primer for Flu Season & the Flu Shot

Flu season is upon us. This year’s flu is hitting the entire country right now. There are steps you can take to protect yourself from contracting this virus. Here are answers to some common questions about the flu season along with some important information regarding this year’s flu shot. Are We Having a Flu Epidemic […]

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Happy New Year and Phone Update

The office will be closed in observance of the New Year Holiday.  We will reopen at 8:30 am on Tuesday, January 2nd. Also we are still working with Verizon to fix our phones.  In the interim, phones are forwarded but may take a slightly longer response time.  So as always we are a phone call […]

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Phone System

We are currently experiencing technical issues with our phone system.  Verizon is working to resolve.  We are open today Friday,  December 29.   Phones are forwarded but response time may be slow.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  If you need medication refills please contact your pharmacy.  If appropriate we can refill medications electronically.  Thank for your […]

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Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays ! From our White Oak Pediatric family to yours. We wish you  a peaceful and healthy holiday season.   Both our Gaithersburg and Silver Spring offices will be closed Monday December 25 in observance of the holiday but will re-open Tuesday December 26 at 8:30 am.  Of course we are always a phone call […]

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The Silver Spring Remodel has Begun

Allergy season, rainy season, summer holidays, back to school, flu season, travel, thanksgiving, winter, Christmas: that is a lot of seasons, and through them all, White Oak Pediatrics has been serving families and seeing them through their various ups and downs. Over the years, we have expanded our services, and our clinics have grown with […]

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It’s Not Too Late for Your Annual Flu Shot

As autumn turns into winter, the rest of the leaves fall from the trees and snow begins to blanket the ground. Although it is beginning to look more and more like winter every day, it’s still not too late to get your flu shot. By getting your annual flu shot, you are ensuring the health […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! We at White Oak Pediatrics are thankful for all the families we get to care for and watch grow up. Both offices will be closed Thursday in observance of the holiday but open all day Wednesday 11/22 8:30 to 5:00 pm. Friday 11/24 and Saturday 11/25 both offices are open 8:30 to 12Noon. […]

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The Benefits of Flu Shots for Children

As summer officially ends, the air gets colder, and school is back in session, a new season begins. No, it is not fall; it’s flu season. With kids back in close quarters at school, the spread of viruses increases, and it’s not unusual for a bout of the influenza, or flu, virus to make its […]

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Get Rid of Fall Allergies

Stop the Sneezing Many people suffer from fall allergies as the seasons change. They’ll start sneezing or coughing or they will experience a runny nose, scratchy throat, or red eyes. Anyone who suffers from seasonal allergies can tell you that they’re extremely bothersome and can even get in the way of one’s daily life. Fortunately, […]

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Flu Shots Available Now!

Happy First Day of Fall!!   Flu shots are now available.  The flu season will be fast approaching.  Please call today to schedule a flu shot for your family.  The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the flu shot for all children eligible for the vaccine six months and up. See detailed statement below from the AAP. […]