Legacy Pediatrics Your Child and Flu Vaccine
18 October

Legacy Pediatrics: Your Child and the Flu Vaccine

Category: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Public Health, Vaccination & Immunization

By Carolina Boyd The flu is more dangerous than the common cold for children. That’s why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends a yearly flu vaccination for all children six months and older. Last year’s flu season was one of the deadliest. More than 2,150 people died from the flu in the…

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Pediatric Vaccine Schedule
26 April

Why Vaccines Matter

Category: Pediatrics, Vaccination & Immunization

Vaccines matter more than you know. Print this vaccine schedule to keep up with your kid’s immunizations. Immunization Schedule for Children & Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger   Age Birth Vaccine 2 months Hepatitis B vaccine (HepB) HepB DTaP: Diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine Hib: Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine IPV: Inactivated poliovirus vaccine PCV: Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine…

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Legacy Pediatrics
27 March

Top 7 Reasons to Choose Legacy Pediatrics

Category: Behavioral Health Services, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Vaccination & Immunization

By Dr. Tamisha Jones, Director of Pediatric Services Welcome! I am so excited to launch our new digital series, “Legacy Pediatrics.” We hope this will be a place to discuss health topics affecting our youngest patients, ages 0 to 18. Our goal is to provide parents with accurate, quality medical information affecting their kids and…

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09 November

Get Your Flu Shot

Category: Adult Primary Care, Family Medicine, Gender Health, LGBT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Public Health, Vaccination & Immunization

 By Legacy Communications  Flu season is here. Here’s what you need to know. What is the Flu Vaccine? The flu vaccine is updated each to protect against the most common influenza issues. Why vaccinate? Influenza can lead to hospitalization, sometimes death. The best flu protection is to vaccinate each year. When? Flu season is between October…

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21 February

Texans Don’t Want to Repeal Obamacare without a Replacement

Category: Adult Primary Care, Advocacy, Behavioral Health Services, Dental Care, Development, Family Medicine, Gender Health, HIV/STD Screening & Treatment, LGBT, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Public Affairs, Public Health, Vaccination & Immunization, Vision Services

As we wrote in a recent note to our patients, Legacy is aware of the understandable confusion and anxiety around the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. What all Houstonians should know is that health insurance plans have not yet changed, and those who have insurance will continue to receive the benefits of their individual plan.

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13 December

Good news in the fight against Zika virus in Texas. From the Governor’s office:

Category: Adult Primary Care, Advocacy, Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Public Affairs, Public Health, Vaccination & Immunization

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) today awarded the State of Texas a $5 million grant for Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR) in order to combat the Zika virus. The grant comes as part of the supplemental Zika funding awarded by Congress to increase public health preparedness and response funding to protect Americans from…

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03 October

KPRC Channel 2 Visits Legacy Community Health to Bust Flu Myths

Category: Adult Primary Care, Family Medicine, OB/GYN & Maternity, Pediatrics, Vaccination & Immunization

KPRC Channel 2’s Health Reporter Haley Hernandez sat down with Legacy Community Health to discuss flu season.

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