*If you or your child are asymptomatic for COVID-19 but would like to be tested for reasons such as exposure, travel or contact with a high risk person, you may contact an urgent care to schedule a test. Please follow up directly with urgent care for your results. Please visit the link below provided by the Department of Public Health to find an urgent care near you*
- The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that “doctors prioritize in-person newborn care and well visits and immunizations of infants and young children.” We feel it is imperative, now more than ever, to protect our patients.
Our Newton Corner office is exclusively used for newborn care and well-visits.
On June 8th. our NWH office will see selected in-person well visits in the morning. The afternoon will be reserved for sick and virtual visits.
Check in for all in-person appointments is by phone. Prior to proceeding into the office, we request that you call once you have arrived to the parking lot to complete the check in process.
If you are being seen at the NWH location please call 627-969-8989. For Newton Corner, please call 617-916-2016.
To ensure safety, we screen all patients for COVID-related symptoms; please be patient with our staff as they ask necessary screening questions prior to your visit.
All staff wear appropriate PPE; we ask that all parents and children wear masks whenever possible. We will provide you with a mask if you do not have one.
Patients will be called into rooms directly. The rooms are cleaned and sanitized adhering to the strictest guidelines.
To comply with social distancing we ask that, whenever possible, children be accompanied by only one adult.
Currently, we do not offer Covid-19 testing in our office. If testing is needed we will arrange for it at the appropriate sites.
Virtual visits (telehealth) are appropriate for many concerns: medication checks and follow-ups, evaluation of rashes, headaches, constipation, ADHD and asthma management, general developmental or behavioral questions/concerns, mild respiratory illness and minor injuries.
Per order of Governor Baker, health insurers must cover telehealth visits, with no cost sharing for patients or families.
In order to have a virtual visit, you must sign up for My Chart (our electronic health record portal); all patients 13 years and older MUST have their own account.
For all virtual well visits, please weigh and measure your child prior to the visit.
STILL HAVE QUESTIONS?
Call us at 617-969-8989 with any additional questions. Thank you for your patience during this time. Stay safe!