Providing Quality Care in Wayne and Pike Counties

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...

Vaccines: Myths vs. Facts

As the summer winds down and the school year approaches, the office becomes busy with well child exams.  During those visits, the providers and medical staff get many questions about vaccines and their safety.  We address many of the common questions and concerns...

Ticks Everywhere

Ticks are a way of life in our region.  Once the spring and summer arrive and your family spends more time outside, you will most likely find a tick crawling one or more of you.  What do you need to do next?  Read on to find out more information…. Can I prevent...