The Covid-19 vaccine has now been approved in Canada for children 5 to 11 years old. Associate Pediatrics is encouraging all of our patients to receive the vaccine. Check out this information from the Canadian Paediatric Society for more information.
Dr. Racher closing her practice
My family and I have moved to British Columbia so I will be closing my medical practice as of September 30, 2021. I will be available for your healthcare needs until that time. Please give some thought to the ideal location of your next pediatrician. We can discuss this at a visit together. Being part of your medical journey had been a tremendous … Read More
Introducing Dr. Sonia Ménard, the newest member of our team!
To read more about Dr. Ménard, please visit her full profile on our About page.
In the past few weeks, we have all been inundated with information on the COVID-19 pandemic. Associate Pediatrics wants our families to know that we are doing our best to keep everyone healthy & safe. Please see our home page for our clinic COVID-19 protocols. We are following guidelines from Public Health and Alberta Health Services. Please remember: good … Read More
Picky eating is very common in toddlers & school age children. It can be frustrating for parents & caregivers when their child refuses to eat. The Canadian Pediatric Society has great resources online. Another great resource is the Ellyn Satter Institute, which outlines the divisions of responsibility at mealtimes .
Influenza season is here and Associate Pediatrics want to remind all their patients and families that immunization does prevent influenza. Good hand washing can also prevent the spread of influenza. Immunization is free for all Albertans who are at least 6 months of age. Alberta Health Services has up to date information on influenza and vaccination clinics. More information on … Read More
VAPING IS NOT HARMLESS
Vaping has increased significantly in the past few years among Canadian teenagers. Recent surveys have found that almost one quarter of Canadian teens have tried an electronic cigarette. Associate Pediatrics wants you to be aware of the harmful effects of vaping. Health Canada & the Canadian Pediatric Society both have great information on how to talk to your teen about … Read More
Thanks Dr. Frankish!
Dr. Ian Frankish has moved on from our clinic-Associate Pediatrics would like to thank him for all his hard work over the past year. He was a terrific long term locum who really cared about the patients & families that he took care of. We wish him and his family the best of luck in his new position overseas and … Read More
Join Our Team
Associate Pediatrics has room in our newly renovated space for Pediatricians &/or Pediatric Sub-Specialists to join our group. We are looking for 2-3 Community Pediatricians to join our busy downtown practice. Please call 403-221-4434 and ask to speak with any of our pediatricians for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.
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