COVID-19 INFORMATION: COLUMBIA PEDIATRICS
Columbia Pediatrics understands how difficult these times have been as we navigate vaccines and school and work and daily routines! Please read on below for more information that we hope families will find helpful.
COVID-19 SELF ASSESSMENT
We have provided a “Decision Tree” – created by the Long Beach County Department of Public Health – to help families navigate every day COVID decisions. PLEASE REMEMBER that these recommendations can change and to consult our office for further questions.
Protocols for returning to school for illnesses or exposures are often school dependent. Please click on the links below for information to help you navigate COVID and school. Keep in mind that it may be helpful to contact your child’s school for more specific information.
Long Beach Department of Public Health – School Information
Los Angeles Department of Public Health – School Information
Orange County Department of Public Health – School Information
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
ISOLATION & QUARANTINE INFORMATION
CDC Isolation & Quarantine Guidelines
California|DPH Isolation & Quarantine Guidelines
Long Beach|DPH Isolation & Quarantine Guidelines
Columbia Pediatrics is happy to announce that we are offering the COVID vaccine to our patients who are under 5 years of age! 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.
Ask the Pediatrician: COVID-19 Roundup
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
Last Updated: 6/22/2022