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By Virginia Pediatric Group
April 28, 2020
Category: Child Care

How your pediatricians in Fairfax, Herndon, Great Falls, and Aldie, VA, can help you and your child

The pediatricians at Virginia Pediatric Group are standing by to help you and your child through telemedicine visits. While our office telemedicinelocations in Fairfax, Herndon, Great Falls, and Aldie, VA, are still open during unique hours for office visits and curbside services, including COVID-19 testing (information available at www.vapg.com/covid-19). Our telemedicine services offer a unique way for your child to remain in the best of health, in your home during this time of social distancing.Telemedicine is a wonderful, convenient option for:

  • Rashes
  • Allergies and asthma
  • Pink eye
  • Vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation
  • Flu or cold symptoms
  • Lab testing or x-ray review
  • Issues or questions with lactation
  • Prenatal interviews
  • Questions about cuts, bites, or scrapes
  • Questions about sprains and other injuries
  • Questions or issues about medications
  • Skin conditions, including eczema or acne
  • Nutritional counseling
  • ADHD and behavioral health (anxiety, depression) evaluations and follow-ups

Most insurance companies are now covering preventive care visits and check ups and we have set up vaccination clinics in the office or “drive by” immunizations delivered to your car.

Before your telemedicine appointment, make sure that you and your child are in a room with good lighting and quiet surroundings. You should have a flashlight and hand mirror available in case you need to aid in an examination of your child. Additionally, make sure to have your pharmacy information handy, in case your child needs a prescription.

You begin your telemedicine appointment by accessing the website for Anytime Pediatrics and setting up an account. You will receive an email about your upcoming appointment. When you log in, you will be redirected to the virtual waiting room. Your visit may take between 10 and 20 minutes and your child should be with you during your telemedicine appointment.

If your child needs medical care, you can do it in the safety of your home. You can access excellent medical care from the experts, with telemedicine. To find out more about telemedicine and how it can help you and your child, call the pediatricians of Virginia Pediatric Group in Fairfax, Herndon, Great Falls, and Aldie, VA, at (703) 573-2432. We are there to help you.