Children’s Annual Checkups Improved during COVID-19 Summer Months, But Still Down 13%

Checkups for Children under 3 up by 6% over same month last year

HOUSTON (August 17, 2020) – In support of National Immunization Awareness Month, the COVID-19 summer has shown positive trends for parents bringing in their children for their annual exams. Legacy Community Health compared the total number of well-child appointments to the same months last year, and June showed a 9% increase while July had a 13% decrease for children over three years old.

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