COVID-19: Update

Please read below for an update in regards to the COVID-19 Pandemic!

As we are in the midst of winter season and the Omicron variant, Columbia Pediatrics continues to follow the recommendations of the CDC and local health departments in this ever changing landscape.

Below, we have included links to local testing sites, information regarding Quarantine and Isolation recommendations, and vaccination sites.

*** Please keep in mind that we have a section on our website dedicated to COVID information under the “Services” section! ***


Please clink on the links below for more information about current testing options.

Long Beach Department of Public Health

Los Angeles Department of Public Health

Orange County Department of Public Health


CDC Isolation & Quarantine Guidelines

California|DPH Isolation & Quarantine Guidelines

LAC|DPH Isolation Guidelines

LAC|DPH Quarantine Guidelines


Columbia Pediatrics is happy to announce that we will soon be offering the COVID vaccine to our patients who are 5 years and up!  Please call our office to inquire about an appointment.

In addition, we have provided a link below to more information from the CDC and the American Academy of Pediatrics about the COVID vaccine for children and teens.

AAP – Updated Recommendations

Ask the Pediatrician: COVID-19 Roundup

COVID-19-Vaccine-for-Preteens Teens

The Science Behind COVID-19 Vaccines: Parent FAQs

Due to limited supply of the vaccine in our office – please be aware of vaccination sites in the community.  Below is more information.

Please sign up for California’s My Turn system to get notified when it’s your turn to get vaccinated for COVID-19.  You will receive instructions for booking your appointment when the vaccine is available for your group.

In addition, we have included information from our local health departments for vaccine scheduling as well as a list of local COVID vaccination sites:

Long Beach Vaccine Information

Orange County Vaccine Information

Los Angeles County Vaccine Information



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