Winter Storm Gail late office openings: Highland Park 12pm, East Brunswick 2pm
HAPPY THANKSGIVING to our patients and their families!
More than 1 million COVID-19 cases were reported in the United States over the last 7 days.
As cases continue to increase rapidly across the United States, the safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to celebrate at home with the people you live with.
UPA CONTINUES TO BE YOUR CHILD'S MEDICAL HOME DURING THESE CHALLENGING TIMES.
We are please to welcome our newest Pediatrician, Dr. Krupali Patel to our UPA Family!
Starting September 1st, 2020 UPA Seasonal (2020-2021) Flu Shot Clinics will be held
WEEKDAYS in the Highland Park Office from 9am to 5pm
The Flu Shot Clinics will be located in the UPA Annex (Suite 207), in an area SEPARATE from our main office (Suite 204).
The AAP recommends Seasonal Flu Shot for all children, adolescents and young adults 6 montths of age and older.
Call NOW to make s Seasonal (2020-2021) Flu Shot appointment!
From the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): What Parents Need to Know About Coronavirus COVID-19
Why we are recommending Cloth Face Coverings for Children (2yrs and over) During COVID-19 WITHOUT EXCEPTION.
AAP Guidance on Return to School During COVID-19
From the NYTimes: Vaccine Rates Drop Dangerously as Parents Avoid Doctor’s Visits
We now are seeing ALL our patients for their infant, child and adolescent WELL/PREVENTIVE CARE visits and immunizations.
We continue to offer UPA PEDIATRIC TELEMEDICINE VISITS when clinically appropriate. Please call our offices and speak to a nurse to determine if your child's visit can be done virtually through our new telemedicine service and if so to schedule this telemedicine appointment.
EVERY PATIENT ROOM is sanitized before and after each patient visit.
Our staff wear appropriate Personal Protective Equiement (PPE)
MASKS: Parents and children over 2 years visiting the office for WELL or SICK appointments are REQUIRED to wear a MASK (homemade is fine).
PLEASE phone our staff both to schedule and before your child's well or sick appointment so that we can assure the appointment is appropriately TRIAGED. This is for the safety of your family, our other patients, and our staff.
NO WALK-INS to our office at this point.
In order to comply with efforts for social distancing we are instituting our DRIVE-IN WAITING ROOM. Please call us when you have arrived for your child’s scheduled appointment and we will call you back when it’s time for you to come into the office and go directly to a patient room.
Please CALL AHEAD TO THE OFFICE if you have any concerns that your child may have symptoms of COVID19, or has been exposed to a person diagnosed with COVID-19.
We are currently NOT testing for COVID-19 in our offices.
Please do NOT come to the office without first checking by phone with our staff; you may be told to stay at home, go for community based COVID-19 testing or go to the ED or elsewhere depending on your child's situation.
If you have forms that you need filled out or picked up, please call us first. We may be able to do this electronically via our secure email system.
Seasonal Flu vaccine for 2019-2020 is now available. Please CALL our offices to schedule an appointment for your child (6 months and older) to receive it.
MEASLES: The CDC (Center for Disease Control) recommends all children get two doses of MMR (measles-mumps-rubella) vaccine, starting with the first dose at 12 through 15 months of age, and the second dose at 4 through 6 years of age. Children can receive the second dose earlier as long as it is at least 28 days after the first dose.
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2018-19 Influenza Vaccine is now available in both offices. CALL now to schedule an appointment to get your child protected!
Rutgers Meningococcal Disease Information Update: Upcoming and Returning Rutgers Students: We have Trumenba Meningococcal B Vaccine. Call for an appointment.
Zika Virus UPDATE: Information for Travelers and Pregnant women:
- Mosquito Bite Prevention (US)
- American Academy of Pediatrics Reiterates
- the Importance & Safety of Vaccines
Weekend Office Hours
SATURDAY OFFICE HOURS ARE IN OUR HIGHLAND PARK OFFICE
SUNDAY OFFICE HOURS ARE IN OUR EAST BRUNSWICK OFFICE
Support NJ Legislation A1931/S1147 clarifying religious exemptions for mandated infant and child immunizations.
Sign the petition here
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PATIENTS SEEN FROM BIRTH TO COLLEGE GRADUATION.
SICK PATIENTS SEEN THE SAME DAY.
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At University Pediatric Associates, our skilled team of pediatricians offers comprehensive medical care for infants, children, and adolescents. Conveniently located in the heart of Highland Park and East Brunswick, our courteous and knowledgeable staff works hard from first contact to make every visit to our office positive.
Whether it's your child's first visit to our offices, or just a routine well–child checkup, we strive to make sure you and your child are always comfortable and informed. We take the time to talk with parents to help you understand your child's needs, and we equip you with the knowledge necessary for promoting a lifetime of optimal health and wellness.
To help you get acquainted with our practice, we have provided the important information you need on our website. Please browse these pages to learn more about our skilled doctors, services, office details, commonly asked questions, new patient forms.
Our pediatricians believe exceptional care is obtained when there is an on–going relationship between the doctor and patient. We want to be lifelong partners in your child's health. We achieve this goal by listing to your questions and concerns, and educating you on how to promote a healthy lifestyle for the entire family.
When you choose University Pediatric Associates, you can feel confident that you are teaming with knowledgeable, compassionate doctors who have dedicated their careers to child–focused health care. Please do not hesitate to contact our office with questions or concerns. Our pediatricians and nurturing staff look forward to meeting you and your family.
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