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Coastal Pediatrics in Savannah & Pooler

Friday, July 12th, 2024

Pediatrician searching? Check out Coastal Pediatrics in Savannah & Pooler

Scheduling a prenatal visit is a great way to find out if you’ve found the right pediatrician. 

Coastal Pediatrics would love to meet you and answer your questions!

Call Coastal Pediatrics at (912) 353-7744 to schedule a free prenatal visit with any of their physicians and tour their office.

Plus, anyone coming in for a prenatal consultation will be entered to win a $200 Amazon gift card!


Coastal Pediatrics 
has locations in Savannah & Pooler.

Call the office at (912) 353-7744 to schedule a visit with any Coastal Pediatrics physicians and tour the office.

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: How to prevent Lyme disease

Friday, July 12th, 2024

How to reduce your risk for tick-related illnesses like Lyme disease

While many ticks are harmless, certain species – including wood and deer ticks – can carry germs that cause illnesses like Lyme disease.

SouthCoast Health medical experts share details here about the symptoms and treatment for Lyme disease as well as how to reduce your risk for such tick-related illnesses.

Learn more here.

From treatment for tick-borne illnesses, SouthCoast Health’s Urgent Care Clinic is your source for getting medical help quickly. For other wellness concerns, schedule an appointment with one of SouthCoast Health’s providers online or by calling 912-691-3600.

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PedsNow urgent care for kids in Pooler expands hours to 10AM-8PM, 7 days a week

Thursday, July 11th, 2024

The new PedsNow Pooler Urgent Care Clinic has expanded their hours to better serve you.

PedsNow Pooler is now open from 10AM-8PM 7 days a week.

Walk In today.

Learn more here.

PedsNow in Pooler is a one-stop urgent care for kids with a pediatrician on site.

Pooler: PedsNow Pediatric Urgent Care, 2321 Pooler Parkway, Suite 102, Pooler, GA 31322. Hours: Mon-Sun 10AM-8PM.

912-561-6682

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SouthCoast Health: Guide to Recommended Vaccines

Monday, June 24th, 2024

SouthCoast Health: Recommended Vaccines

From birth, people in the United States are fortunate to have vaccines against more than 20 other life-threatening illnesses available, which allow them to build immunity.

SouthCoast Health provides a closer look here into the CDC’s recommended vaccine schedule for every age. 

See the guide to recommended vaccines for children here.

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SouthCoast Health: Summer Safety Tips

Wednesday, June 19th, 2024

SouthCoast Health: The Dos and Don’ts of July 4th

Find SouthCoast Health safety tips for all things summer & July 4th related: fireworks, grilling, swimming & more here.

“We want all community members to have fun and make the most out of this holiday,” said SouthCoast Health Internal Medicine Physician Dr. Michelle Wilson. “But we also want to stress the importance of keeping in mind safety and health precautions as well. On any big holiday with parties and events, there are always elevated risks to be aware of.”

Learn more here.

If you have questions about keeping you and your family safe this summer, or if you would like to talk to a medical expert about anything health and safety related, make an appointment with SouthCoast Health here.

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(Savannah Pediatricians) Coastal Pediatrics in Savannah & Pooler

Tuesday, June 18th, 2024

Coastal Pediatrics Savannah, Pooler

Pediatrician searching in Savannah or Pooler?

The Coastal Pediatrics understanding and compassionate staff is here from start to finish to help you feel comfortable trusting Coastal Pediatrics with your family’s care.

Check out this Coastal Pediatrics review above.

Coastal Pediatrics has locations in Savannah & Pooler.

Call the office at (912) 353-7744 to schedule a visit with any Coastal Pediatrics physicians and tour the office.

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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PedsNow urgent care for kids in Pooler treats Swimmers Ear

Thursday, June 13th, 2024

Pediatric Urgent Care available @ PedsNow in Pooler

Your kids’ summer medical needs don’t always happen during convenient business hours.

For urgent care needs this summer like swimmers ear, PedsNow in Pooler is a one-stop urgent care for kids with a pediatrician on site, open seven days a week, noon-8PM.

Pooler: PedsNow Pediatric Urgent Care, 2321 Pooler Parkway, Suite 102, Pooler, GA 31322. Hours: Mon-Sun Noon-8PM.

912-561-6682

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SouthCoast Health: Schedule your child’s annual well-check now before busy back-to-school time

Monday, June 10th, 2024

SouthCoast pediatrician on the importance of your child’s annual well-checks

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.

“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,” SouthCoast Health pediatrician Dr. David 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.”

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

Schedule an appointment (Well Baby/Child) with a SouthCoast pediatrician today

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(Savannah/Richmond Hill Pediatric Urgent Care Clinics) SouthCoast Health Guide to Summer Emergencies

Saturday, June 8th, 2024

SouthCoast Health Urgent Care

Summertime emergencies are real.

“About 27 percent of visits to the emergency are in the summer months, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,” SouthCoast Health Nurse Practitioner Karen Reed said.

Top summer emergencies include: heat stroke, dehydration, bug and snake bites, serious falls.

SouthCoast Health provides an Urgent Care clinic to the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire area of Georgia. 

Find more information about summertime emergencies or SouthCoast Health’s urgent care here.

SouthCoast Health Pediatric Urgent Care Walk-In Clinics

NEW PEDIATRIC URGENT CARE HOURS

Effective June 1 – August 30, 2024, SouthCoast Health new pediatric urgent care hours are:

  • RICHMOND HILL: Saturdays, 9am-Noon
  • SAVANNAH: Saturdays, 9am-Noon
  • Both locations will be closed on Sundays.

Then, starting September 1, 2024 – May 30, 2025, the revised hours for SouthCoast Health pediatric urgent care locations will be as follows:

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(Savannah, Pooler Pediatricians) Pediatric Associates of Savannah

Sunday, June 2nd, 2024

Pediatric Associates of Savannah

Congratulations Pediatric Associates of Savannah on being named Best of Savannah 2024 by the readers of Connect Savannah.

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Pediatric Associates of Savannah has offices in Savannah, the Islands and Pooler.

Learn more here.

Pediatrics Associates of Savannah locations

Pediatric Associates in Savannah
4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100,
Savannah 31404
912.355.2462

Pediatric Associates of Savannah in Pooler
110 Medical Park Drive
Pooler 31322
912.330.5010

Pediatric Associates of Savannah on Whitemarsh Is.
1001 Memorial Dr
Savannah 31410
912.898.9800

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SouthCoast Health: Ways to promote wellness within your family

Saturday, June 1st, 2024

Father’s Day is Sun. June 16. Below is a guest post from SouthCoast Health on Fatherhood & Family Health

If you are the father figure in your family, you have a significant role in promoting wellness within your family circle. Find some ways you can contribute here.

Another great way men can take care of others is by taking care of their own health, too. From childhood vaccinations to check-ups and sick visits for every family member, turn to SouthCoast Health’s team for all of your health care needs.

 Request a visit with one of SouthCoast Health’s providers, including pediatricians, here. Or, schedule an appointment by calling 912.691.3600.

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SouthCoast Health: Beat the Heat: How to Safely Manage Savannah’s Hot Summer Weather

Friday, May 24th, 2024

Four summer health tips from SouthCoast Health primary care physician Dr. Adam Novack

Protect yourself from the heat while still enjoying the perks of life in Savannah.

“When it comes to extreme summer weather, it’s important to know how and why you are vulnerable,” said SouthCoast Health primary care physician Dr. Adam Novack. “If you are aware of those vulnerabilities, like dehydration, sun burn, and fatigue, you can take steps to prevent them while still being able to spend time outdoors.”

Four tips from SouthCoast Health to help you and your family to beat the heat:

Make Water Your Drink of Choice: Learn more here.

Dress for the Weather: Learn more here.

Identify Cool Rest Spots. Learn more here.

Sunscreen, Sunscreen, Sunscreen: Learn more here.

If you have any questions about health-related issues this summer, call SouthCoast Health at 912-691-3600 for help. Make an appointment with SouthCoast Health throug primary care services and ensure you and your family have a happy, healthy summer.

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(Savannah pediatricians) Coastal Pediatrics in Savannah & Pooler

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024

Coastal Pediatrics Savannah, Pooler

Pediatrician searching in Savannah or Pooler?

The Coastal Pediatrics understanding and compassionate staff is here from start to finish to help you feel comfortable trusting Coastal Pediatrics with your family’s care.

Check out this Coastal Pediatrics review:

“We absolutely love Coastal and all of the Providers and staff there. Every time we have a question, our calls are returned in a timely manner. They are loving and friendly to my daughter, who struggles with all strangers. Both the Pooler office and the Savannah office staff have been nothing but extraordinary. I can’t thank them enough for the love and understanding that they have for this first time mom.”

Coastal Pediatrics has locations in Savannah & Pooler.

Download Coastal Pediatrics new patient forms here .

Call the office at (912) 353-7744 to schedule a free prenatal visit with any Coastal Pediatrics physicians and tour the office.

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: Ways to handle graduation stress

Wednesday, May 15th, 2024

SouthCoast Health experts share here four tips to help your graduate navigate the unavoidable stress that commences with commencement — and keep it from impacting your health.

“It’s understandably tempting to let busy schedules and demands get in the way of healthy sleep and eating, especially when you know the season of stressors may be temporary,” said SouthCoast Nurse Practioner Amanda Jones, FNP-BC. “But that’s often when you need them most.” 

Find tips on how to avoid graduation stress here.

SouthCoast Health team includes more than 120 healthcare professionals encompassing more than 20 specialties and services. Find one that meets your needs online here, or call 912-691-3600 to schedule an appointment.

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(Savannah) SouthCoast Health allergist: How to Know if You have a Food Allergy

Wednesday, May 15th, 2024

Savannah allergists

SouthCoast Health Allergist Dr. Wasil Khan shares common food allergy signs and symptoms here.

What should you do if you think you or a family member is allergic? Khan details steps to take and the process of being tested for food allergies here. 

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SouthCoast Health: How Your Primary Care Doctor Supports Your Mental Health

Monday, May 6th, 2024

How Your Primary Care Doctor Supports Your Mental Health

Just as their name suggests, primary care providers (PCPs) are often your first point of contact when seeking professional care for any ailment you’re facing— mental health challenges are no exception!

This #MentalHealthMonth, learn how your SouthCoast Health PCP can help.

Learn more here.

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(Pooler, Hinesville Pediatricians) PedsNow Urgent Care for Kids & Young Adults

Thursday, April 25th, 2024

PedsNow Urgent Care for Kids & Young Adults in Hinesville, Pooler

PedsNow – a one-stop urgent care for kids with a pediatrician on site – now has two locations: one in Pooler & one in Hinesville. This urgent care is open seven days a week.

Pooler: PedsNow Pediatric Urgent Care, 2321 Pooler Parkway, Suite 102, Pooler, GA 31322. Hours: Mon-Sun Noon-8PM

Hinesville: PedsNow Pediatric Urgent Care, 863 W Oglethorpe Hwy, Ste 220 Hinesville, GA 31313. Hours: Mon-Sun 10AM-8PM.

Learn more or check in here.

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SouthCoast Health: Nurses Week 98.7 the River’s Thank A Nurse giveaway

Wednesday, April 24th, 2024

Nurses Week is this week May 6 – May 12. In celebration of Nurses Week, SouthCoast Health is sponsoring a Thank A Nurse giveaway on the radio station 98.7 the River, giving listeners a chance to Thank A Nurse!

Share your story here about a medical professional that changed your life for a chance to win them a $500 gift card.

Sponsored by SouthCoast Health.

Learn more here.

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SouthCoast Health Podiatrist Dr. Skalla: How to keep your feet healthy during summer

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

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SouthCoast Health podiatrist Dr. Craig K. Skalla

SouthCoast Health Podiatrist Dr. Skalla: How to keep your feet healthy during summer

5 tips to help keep your feet healthy from SouthCoast Health podiatrist Dr. Craig K. Skalla.

1. Stay Clean
2. Care Properly for Sweaty Feet
3. Wear the Right Shoes
4. Food and Water Affect Feet, Too
5. Create Your Perfect Self-Care Regiment

Learn more here. 

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(Savannah pediatricians) Coastal Pediatrics in Savannah & Pooler

Tuesday, April 16th, 2024

Coastal Pediatrics Savannah, Pooler

Are you looking for a pediatrician?

Check out Coastal Pediatrics in Savannah & Pooler (See the patient review above).

Download Coastal Pediatrics new patient forms here .

Call the office at (912) 353-7744 to schedule a free prenatal visit with any Coastal Pediatrics physicians and tour the office.

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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April Specials @ Pure Sweat Sauna Studio Savannah

Wednesday, April 10th, 2024

Infrared Sauna, Cold Plunge @ Pure Sweat Sauna Studio Savannah

It’s Time for a Spring Glow-Up @ the new Pure Sweat Sauna Studio Savannah @ 1800 E. Victory Dr. Pure Sweat Sauna Studio – which offers full-spectrum infrared sauna and cold plunge therapy wellness studio – is open seven days a week.

Here’s a way to help you destress, reset and THRIVE with a + Buy one sauna get one free

April is also Stress Awareness Month

+ Allergy season

Infrared saunas help reduce stress levels + flush out allergens

Book your session here.

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The Spring Glow-Up @ Pure Sweat Sauna Studio Savannah

Buy one sauna, get one free

Spring Glow-Up Bundle: Sauna, sunscreen, lip balm, aloe face mask and turkish towel: $100+ limited supplies + purchase in studio only+best gift idea.

Book Your Glow-Up: Call/text: 912-901-3177

Learn more here.

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SouthCoast Health: The Role of Genetics in Alcohol Dependence

Tuesday, April 9th, 2024

Risk factors for developing Alcohol Use Disorder include genetics

Everyone who consumes alcohol regularly should be on the lookout for signs of misuse. Your risk is indeed higher if you have a parent or grandparent who has or used to have Alcohol Use Disorder, but AUD can affect anyone who drinks, according to SouthCoast Health medical experts.

Like certain cancers, certain genes increase your risk of developing AUD.

Whether you have several of these risk factors or none at all, there are things you can do to maintain a healthy relationship with alcohol. There’s always the option to abstain altogether. But if you choose to continue drinking, find some tips here.

Knowing your family medical history is important for helping doctors establish a clear and comprehensive snapshot of your whole health. Whether you have a family history of AUD, are concerned about your consumption, or just need a check-up, SouthCoast Health providers are here to help you take care of yourself at every age. 

Schedule an appointment online or by calling 912.691.3600.

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(Pooler, Hinesville Pediatricians) PedsNow Urgent Care for Kids & Young Adults

Friday, April 5th, 2024

PedsNow Urgent Care for Kids & Young Adults in Hinesville, Pooler

PedsNow – a one-stop urgent care for kids with a pediatrician on site – now has two locations: one in Pooler & one in Hinesville. This urgent care is open seven days a week.

Pooler: PedsNow Pediatric Urgent Care, 2321 Pooler Parkway, Suite 102, Pooler, GA 31322. Hours: Mon-Sun Noon-8PM

Hinesville: PedsNow Pediatric Urgent Care, 863 W Oglethorpe Hwy, Ste 220 Hinesville, GA 31313. Hours: Mon-Sun 10AM-8PM.

Learn more or check in here.

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SouthCoast Health Pediatrician: “Life with a family member with autism”

Saturday, March 23rd, 2024

Life with a family member with autism

To commemorate World Autism month, SouthCoast Health pediatrician, L. Nelson Elam, M.D., FAAP shares an essay written a couple years ago by his eldest son, Simon, that captures his family’s unique journey with an autistic family member.

“The essay describes my son’s experience as an older brother and our family’s journey,” explains Dr. Elam, whose younger son has autism. “Although our experience may be different than most, it is still important to tell. The saying ‘If you have met one person with autism, you have met one person with autism’ is certainly true. Every autistic individual you meet is unique.”

Read the full essay, Life with Lucas, here. Some names have been changed to protect privacy.

If you suspect or are concerned your child may have autism, SouthCoast Health pediatricians are here to assist you and your family. A specialist at SouthCoast Health can provide you with the guidance and support you need. To make an appointment click here, or call 912-691-3600 to learn more.

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