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We will be closed on Saturdays and our hours may vary due to COVID-19.
FLU SHOTS ARE IN FOR PATIENTS WITH PRIVATE INSURANCE
As summer ends and flu season approaches, you have probably been seeing more than a few reminders that you and your family ought to get your flu shots this year. Bard and Didriksen Pediatrics are already offering our patients flu shots by appointment, but perhaps...
Getting your child vaccinated has always been an important part of parenthood, especially during COVID-19. All parents want the very best for their children, which includes staying on top of scheduled immunization appointments so that children never have to fall...
A child’s health and safety has always been a top priority in childcare and even more so during the pandemic. With businesses re-opening and schools starting back up this fall, you want to feel comfortable knowing your childcare facility is applying the health...
With the nation in full swing of reopening due to closures from COVID-19, schools are looking to do the same this fall as they welcome the return of their students. Homeschooling and virtual learning are not ideal for every child, thus why it is essential for most...
As the coronavirus continues to spread worldwide, masks have popped up all over the place. With this new rise in public protection, questions are sparking about whether or not we should or should not wear a mask. Why should I wear one? Does it really help against the...
Toys of any kind provide a world of fun and, depending on the type, can even benefit kids educationally. Though, with technology booming in all aspects and areas of our lives, some parents choose traditional toys such as blocks, puzzles, dolls and action figures over...
Is It an Allergy, Cold, COVID-19 or Something Else? The differences between allergies, colds and other illnesses
Tis’ the season for allergies or is it a cold? Or the flu? Or worse… COVID-19? Although COVID-19 complications are rare in children, proper diagnosis is vital to ensure their health is monitored and to help stop the spread of the virus. It’s important to know what...
Bringing home a new baby is a great joy. As a parent, you want the best for your child in terms of protection. From car seats and safeguarding from loud noises, to purchasing organic foods, your priority is giving your baby the best possible start in life. However,...
It can be difficult for busy parents to come up with ways to keep kids active and safe during the pandemic. You go from dropping kids off at daycare or school to now becoming the daycare providers and teachers. If that is not something you’re used to, then it can...
Brushing teeth can quickly become a frustrating chore to kids, but it is a very important habit for them to develop early. Arguing with kids is often pointless and gone are the days when kids listen to the simple "because I said so". Worry not for there are still a...
Bard & Didriksen Pediatrics
2160 S. State Route 157, Suite B
Glen Carbon, Illinois 62034
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Phone: (618) 692-1212
Fax: (618) 692-4875
After Hours Exchange:
(By Appointment Only)
Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
Closed Memorial Day
Closed July 3rd & 4th
Closed Labor Day
Open Friday After Thanksgiving
Closed Christmas and New Year's Day