2014 Flu clinics

The following schedule applies  Tues & Wed  8:30 am - 12:00 and 1:30 - 4 pm and Thurs 8:30 am -11:30 am . Walk in no appointment needed for the whole family

We are now back in network with BCBS PPO , HMO, POS and Open access POS!!!

 starting Oct 1st. Office hours are:

  Mon, Tues, Wed and Fri 8 am - 5 pm

Thurs 8 am - 12pm.

Halloween Safety Tips

  • Make sure the child’s costume is made of a flame retardant material
  • Give your child a cell phone to use in the event of an emergency.
  • Know what other activities your child may be attending, such as a school or neighborhood party.  Know who the chaperones are.
  • Set a definite, agreed-upon time for your child to return home and stick to it.
  • To improve visibility, add some reflective tape to your child’s costume and candy bag.
  • Make sure the candy container your child is carrying is not too large to handle safely.
  • Make sure your child stays with an organized group that is supervised at all times by a responsible adult.
  • Have your child carry a good flashlight and make sure it is used.
  • Encourage your child not to run across yards where he or she might trip over an obstacle.  Instead, they should use driveways and sidewalks.
  • Trick or Treat only in familiar neighborhoods at well-lit houses.
  • Knives, swords or other costume props should be made of a flexible material that do not pose a hazard should the child trip and fall.
  • If your child is wearing a face mask, make sure it fits securely and does not block vision.
  • If you follow your child in a car, drive slowly and keep your headlights and flashers on at all times.
  • Inspect all candy and other treats before your child eats it.
  • Allow your child to have only candy products that are commercially wrapped.
  • Parents of younger children should dispose of any candy that could possibly represent a choking hazard.
  • If you allow your child to have fruit, such as apples, cut it open and inspect it before allowing your child to eat it.
  • Homeowners should prepare their homes for “Trick or Treat”-ers by turning on all outside floodlights and removing front yard obstacles. 
  • Pets should be put in the house and out of the yard.
  • Finally, for adults:  If you are planning to attend a Halloween party, make sure you don’t drink and drive.  If you do consume alcohol at the party, use a designated driver for the trip home.

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Welcome To Vickery Pediatrics

At Vickery Pediatrics, we treat your child as if they were one of our own. From their first visit, we strive to provide individualized care that is tailored to meet your child’s unique needs. We enjoy becoming a partner in your medical family and watching your child grow and thrive over the years.

We are a small family-oriented practice. The advantage of this, to you as a parent, is that by seeing the same doctor consistently your child can receive the best continuity of care. Our physicians are Board Certified in Pediatrics. We pride ourselves on constantly striving to improve our services with the latest technology available and adhering to the highest standards of care in the industry. Our office uses only electronic medical records (EMR). This allows our doctors and patients access 24/7 to their medical information through our website and Patient Portal (secure login).