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Savannah-Chatham public school parents, pediatrician urge board to provide in-person school option

Friday, September 11th, 2020

Savannah schools reopening Chatham County

UPDATE: On Wed. Sept. 16, Savannah-Chatham public school board approved a phased-in, hybrid model for return to in-person learning. Details here. 

Savannah-Chatham public school board will continue to discuss a possible phased in return to in-person learning at a 9AM meeting Wed. Sept. 16 after hearing from parents & community members at the Sept. 9 meeting.

Watch the 9AM Wed. Sept. 16 on the SCCPSS YouTube channel here. 

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The majority of those who spoke Sept. 9 urged the board to give parents the option of having their children return to in-person learning. Currently, Savannah-Chatham public schools are only offering virtual learning, with no set date for a return to in-person learning. (Savannah Classical Academy is a K-12 free public charter school that’s part of the local school system and is offering in-person learning)

Watch the Sept. 9 meeting here.

Particularly noteworthy are comments from Memorial Health pediatrician Dr. Andrew Gunter about 31 min. into the video. He advocates for returning to in-person learning with necessary precautions. Caring for children ages 0-18 at Memorial, the majority on Medicaid, Dr. Gunter said in-person learning is far superior and safer than online learning. He emphasized the important role teachers have in keeping kids safe, that teachers identify abuse and mental health disorders more often than parents and pediatricians, saying “We’ve had more children die from abuse and suicide in Chatham than from COVID.”

Dr. Gunter volunteered a group of pediatricians to help the board reopen schools safely.

“Please know we are a voice for our patients who have no say, we see the destruction of health and well being of children in our community and we’ve been examining patients safely for over seven months through this crisis. We can help show you how it can be done there just has to be will to get it done. Nothing is impossible,” Dr. Gunter said.

Find the Savannah-Chatham public school system’s proposed phased-in return plan here.

SouthCoast Health Pediatricians: Tips for Helping Your Kids Get Through the Fall with COVID-19

Monday, August 31st, 2020

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Health experts at SouthCoast Health in Savannah offer the guidance and encouragement you might need with these tips for helping your kids get through the fall with COVID-1.

See the tips here. 

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SouthCoast Health Pediatrics locations

Savannah: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Savannah
Eisenhower Drive Medical Center
310 Eisenhower Dr, Bldg 16
912.303.3500

Richmond Hill: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Richmond Hill
St. Joseph’s / Candler Medical Office Park
10055 Ford Ave,Ste 4A
912.527.5352

Rincon: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Rincon
814 Towne Park Dr East
912.826.4866

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(Savannah pediatricians) SouthCoast Health pediatrician reacts to CDC return-to-school guidelines

Saturday, August 22nd, 2020

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Pediatrician at SouthCoast Health Dr. Blaine Crosland says it’s still better to be safe than sorry when it comes to students who have been exposed to the virus.

“Information is evolving constantly,” Crosland said. “In fact, we are recommending that children who have been exposed to coronavirus, but are asymptomatic and test negative, that they still quarantine for 14 days. It’s a tough conversation to have and we understand people’s frustration.”

Hear more from SouthCoast Health’s Blaine Crosland here.

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SouthCoast Health Pediatrics locations

Savannah: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Savannah
Eisenhower Drive Medical Center
310 Eisenhower Dr, Bldg 16
912.303.3500

Richmond Hill: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Richmond Hill
St. Joseph’s / Candler Medical Office Park
10055 Ford Ave,Ste 4A
912.527.5352

Rincon: SouthCoast Health Pediatrics Rincon
814 Towne Park Dr East
912.826.4866

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(Savannah Pediatricians) Coastal Pediatrics in Savannah & Pooler

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

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Pediatrician searching in the Savannah-Pooler area?

Coastal Pediatrics has offices in Savannah & Pooler.

If you would like to join the Coastal Pediatrics practice, but are unsure if they are participating providers with your insurance, check their list of accepted insurances here.

If you do not see your insurance on their list, please contact their office and check with the receptionist to see if they accept your insurance before making an appointment.

If you already know that Coastal Pediatrics accepts your insurance and you would like to make a new patient appointment, please call 912-353-7744 to schedule the appointment.

Learn more here.

Coastal Pediatrics- Savannah
2 Wheeler Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Pediatrics- Pooler
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Building 1000B
Pooler, GA 31322

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(Savannah, Pooler pediatricians) The Importance of Children’s Well Checks during COVID-19

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

In the video above, Coastal Pediatrics experts weigh in on the importance of Well Child Checks even during COVID-19.

Scheduling your child’s routine physical allows pediatricians to check in on you child’s physical, social and emotional health.

Coastal Pediatrics has offices in Savannah & Pooler.

Coastal Pediatrics- Savannah
2 Wheeler Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Pediatrics- Pooler
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Building 1000B
Pooler, GA 31322

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SouthCoast Health Nurse Practitioner Lactation Specialist answers breastfeeding questions

Tuesday, August 11th, 2020

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According to the American Academy Pediatrics Journal, while many mothers initiate breastfeeding, only 29 percent of babies are breastfed during their first 12 months.

Breastfeeding can be hard, especially for new mothers. Pair that with the fact that it can often be difficult to find trusted information and medical professionals to aid in the process, it’s no wonder many moms turn to formula.

SouthCoast Health’s Nurse Practitioner Lactation Specialist Haley Dickerson in Savannah wants to change that.

To help guide mothers who are considering breastfeeding, Dickerson answers a few commonly asked breastfeeding questions here.

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(Savannah Pediatricians) Coastal Pediatrics in Savannah & Pooler

Tuesday, August 4th, 2020

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Pediatrician searching in the Savannah-Pooler area?

Coastal Pediatrics has offices in Savannah & Pooler.

If you would like to join the Coastal Pediatrics practice, but are unsure if they are participating providers with your insurance, check their list of accepted insurances here.

If you do not see your insurance on their list, please contact their office and check with the receptionist to see if they accept your insurance before making an appointment.

If you already know that Coastal Pediatrics accepts your insurance and you would like to make a new patient appointment, please call 912-353-7744 to schedule the appointment.

Learn more here.

Coastal Pediatrics- Savannah
2 Wheeler Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Pediatrics- Pooler
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Building 1000B
Pooler, GA 31322

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(Savannah pediatricians) A pediatric provider explains the importance of the HPV Vaccine

Monday, July 27th, 2020

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This National Immunization Awareness Month, learn why it’s so important for children to receive the HPV vaccine.

Every year in the United States, 33,700 women and men are diagnosed with cancer caused by HPV infection. The good news? The HPV vaccination can help prevent these diseases with a success rate as high as 90% in some cases.

“The age recommended for children to get their HPV vaccine has been getting younger and younger,” SouthCoast Health Nurse Practitioner Beth Lee stated. “With its incredible success rate of preventing such awful diseases, it’s really a must for any child.”

Learn more about the HPV vaccine and how it affects your children here. 

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SouthCoast pediatricians: When it Comes to Pediatric Wellness Exams, Sooner is Better than Later

Monday, July 27th, 2020
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SouthCoast Health Pediatrician Dr. David Mozer

Savannah pediatricians: When it Comes to Pediatric Wellness Exams, Sooner is Better than Later

Even in the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the best ways to productively spend downtime during summer is by scheduling a pediatrics appointment to complete a yearly check-up, SouthCoast Health Pediatrician Dr. David Mozer  said.

SouthCoast Health pediatricians say annual wellness exams are critical in maintaining the health and happiness of your child, and knocking these out during summer avoids many potential problems.

SouthCoast Health pediatrics practices have taken extreme precautions to keep their offices safe for patient visits.

Check out four main reasons the proactive approach is best here.

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(Savannah pediatricians) SouthCoast Health on safety tips during COVID-19

Monday, July 20th, 2020
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SouthCoast Health pediatrician Dr. K. Blain Crosland

SouthCoast Health pediatrician Dr. K. Blain Crosland shared suggestions to think through before you participate in those classic summer family activities to prevent contracting or spreading coronavirus on WTOC-TV’s Morning Break.

“We do think that it’s less likely to spread in an outdoor environment,” said Dr. Crosland. “There’s a couple reasons for that. First, you can just get more distanced outside. Secondly, you’re not recirculating air like indoors with A/C.”

Along with wearing masks and practicing social distancing when possible, watch Dr. Crosland’s appearance here to learn more about keeping safe during this COVID-19 summer.

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SouthCoast Health: What Can We Expect After COVID-19

Sunday, July 5th, 2020
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SouthCoast Health Nurse Practitioner Dawn Mace

SouthCoast Health experts offer advice here on what we can expect after COVID-19.

“That’s so much up in the air still when it comes to the coronavirus,” SouthCoast Health Nurse Practitioner Dawn Mace stated. “Everyone wants to know when things will go back to normal, if they ever will. The best answer, unfortunately, is we don’t know. But we’re all working hard to uncover how our world will look in the years to come.”

Changes you can expect to stick around include hygienic changes; remote jobs and chores; virtual medical visits/telemedicine.

Learn more here. 

Questions about the coronavirus pandemic? The experts at SouthCoast Health are here to help. Click here to schedule an appointment or call 912-691-3600.

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SouthCoast Health experts answer ‘Can I go outside during the pandemic?

Sunday, June 28th, 2020

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The experts at SouthCoast Health in Savannah answer the question “Can I Go Outside During the Coronavirus Pandemic?”

The good news is the answer to this question is yes! You can still go outside and enjoy the fresh air, as long as you follow safety guidelines. In fact, many health experts recommend it. Going outside means you’re getting a break from being stuck in quarantine and soaking in some much-needed vitamin D.

But, if you do plan to go outside, make sure to follow these safety tips:

Since the coronavirus is spread through droplets made through actions such as coughing or sneezing, it’s best to still wear a mask if you plan to go outside. This will protect you from those droplets.

It’s best to keep up social distancing measures. Still plan to keep about six feet away from everyone around you. The good news is that it’s easier to do this while exploring outside versus being stuck in close corridors inside.

If you are in the high-risk category, unfortunately for you it is best to stay indoors still, unless you plan to sit outside or walk around in your own yard where you know no one else will enter.

The final conscious is: yes. It’s safe to go outside during the coronavirus pandemic. Make sure to follow the guidelines above.

Any more questions about the coronavirus pandemic? The experts at SouthCoast Health can help. Click here to schedule an appointment or call at 912-691-3600.

Learn more here. 

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(Savannah, Pooler pediatricians) Coastal Pediatrics

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

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Pediatrician searching in the Savannah-Pooler area?

Coastal Pediatrics has offices in Savannah & Pooler.

If you would like to join the Coastal Pediatrics practice, but are unsure if they are participating providers with your insurance, check their list of accepted insurances here.

If you do not see your insurance on their list, please contact their office and check with the receptionist to see if they accept your insurance before making an appointment.

If you already know that Coastal Pediatrics accepts your insurance and you would like to make a new patient appointment, please call 912-353-7744 to schedule the appointment.

Learn more here.

Coastal Pediatrics- Savannah
2 Wheeler Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Pediatrics- Pooler
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Building 1000B
Pooler, GA 31322

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SouthCoast Health: Schedule pediatric exams sooner, rather than later

Monday, June 22nd, 2020

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Summer is an ideal time to schedule a pediatrics appointment to complete a yearly check-up.

SouthCoast Health pediatric experts say annual wellness exams are critical in maintaining the health and happiness of your child, and knocking these out at the beginning of the summer versus at the end avoids many potential problems.

SouthCoast Health facilities have taken precautions to keep their offices safe for patient visits, said SouthCoast Health Pediatrician Dr. David Mozer.

“Our offices become so hectic at the end of the summer when school is about to begin again. Because of this we always encourage parents to bring their kids in at the beginning of the summer to avoid the back to school rush,” Dr. Mozer said. “This also ensures the child and parent have more quality time with their pediatrician and gives parents peace of mind through summer months usually filled with lots of travel.”

Still not convinced to schedule an early-summer pediatrics wellness visit?

Check out these four main reasons the proactive approach is best.

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SouthCoast Health pediatrician: The Importance of Vaccinations

Monday, June 8th, 2020
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Savannah pediatrician Amanda H. Hendricks, M.D., FAAP

The best way parents can keep their children happy and healthy is through vaccinations, said SouthCoast Health Pediatrician Dr. Amanda Hendricks.

Learn more here about the benefits of vaccinations and why it’s vital to ensure your children are up to date no matter their age.

If you have additional questions or would like to discuss this topic with one of SouthCoast Health’s pediatric experts, call 912-691-3600.

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SouthCoast Health: How to Set Up Good Habits During the Time of Self-Quarantine & Working From Home

Monday, May 18th, 2020

SouthCoast Health experts offer tips on how to set up good habits during the time of self-quarantine and working from home.

Read it here. 

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