COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

Who is eligible for an updated (bivalent) booster and when should it be given? Everyone aged 5 years and older if it has been at least 2 months since your last dose,ANDChildren aged 6 months–4 years who completed the Moderna primary series and if it has been at least 2 months since their last dose. […]

COVID-19 Vaccines

At Pediatric Associates of Hampton & Portsmouth, we strongly believe in the importance of immunizations and fully support the childhood immunization schedule established by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). We also agree with the AAP’s assertion that the COVID-19 vaccine is our best hope for ending the current pandemic. Many caregivers are inquiring as […]

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions


With the rise of infections in our area, we wanted to reach out and provide some ongoing guidance for our patients and their families. Our office has been extremely busy with triage calls, questions, and visits of all kinds. We have appreciated your patience as we deal with the increased volume of caregiver concerns. Most […]

COVID Antibody Testing

COVID Testing

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has an excellent, up-to-date summary of the current state of COVID-19 antibody testing. At this time, our practice is not recommending that patients be tested for antibodies, as the results are difficult to interpret. If your child tests positive, it means that they may have antibodies from an infection with the virus that causes […]

“Is it safe to return to camp or daycare?”

Camp Guidance for COVID

It’s been a long, weird spring of quarantining, balancing working from home and remote learning for pre-K children through college-aged adults, and now that the school year has ended, many families have asked us whether it is safe to send their child to camp or other activities. Although the American Academy of Pediatrics recently released […]



Due to the extraordinary circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Pediatric Associates is now offering pediatric video visits through Spruce Health as an option for safe remote care. See your clinician virtually for illness, behavioral health, follow-up appointments, and more. Suitable for the evaluation of: Rashes and skin infections Allergies and sinus complaints Conjunctivitis (pink […]

Coronavirus Office Policies

Child Mask

For the safety of our patients and staff, and in an effort to continue delivering the highest quality care, Pediatric Associates has made careful modification to our operational and financial policies. When you call to make an appointment, our staff will review these with you and answer any questions that you may have.(Last updated 5/4/22) […]

Important Information and Updates Regarding Coronavirus


We are here for you! We are currently experiencing unprecedented call volumes in both offices.We appreciate your patience as we work hard to answer all questions in a timely manner.As always, our goal is to provide guidance and treatment to every child in the familiar comfort of their medical home.  Our team cares deeply for you, your […]