Providing Quality Care in Wayne and Pike Counties

Vaccine Safety

With the recent outbreaks of measles around the country, we wanted to share this important story that demonstrates the safety of the MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine and vaccines in general. You can also see a copy of our office’s immunization policy here....

Upcoming Changes

There are a few changes coming to Pediatric Practices this summer. Patti Howell, CRNP, will be leaving PPNP as of August 3rd.  She has accepted a position as a school nurse with the Wayne Highlands School District. Dr. LaFranco has taken a new position and will be...

Egg Recall and Salmonella

Recently, you may have heard about a recall of eggs due to contamination.  Many different lot numbers and stores have been affected by this recall – you may wonder if you are one of the consumers who bought some of them.  To check the lot numbers affected, go...

Winter Car Seat Safety

The next few days are bringing very frigid temperatures to our area.  This is a great opportunity to review car seat safety with all the winter layers! In general, bulky layers and blankets should NOT be worn underneath the buckles/straps of a car seat.  These...