Back To School Physical Exams: An Annual Necessity

Early August serves as a perfect reminder of the importance of annual child wellness exams and immunization requirements of Florida’s Public Schools systems.  This is especially important information for children enrolled or entering Florida’s Pre-K-12 classrooms for the first time. As the last few weeks of summer vacation wind down, [...]

2022-07-29T09:07:26-04:00August 1st, 2022|

Managing Adult Sleep With Baby On Board

Your new little bundle of joy is about to bring a huge bundle of change. One of the biggest adjustments parents make with the arrival of a new baby is how to handle the change an infant will bring to adult sleep cycles.  If you’re used to a solid eight [...]

2022-06-23T11:11:04-04:00May 9th, 2022|

Teaching Good Hygiene to Children

Teaching kids to care about personal hygiene will be one of the most important lessons a caregiver passes on. Good hygiene is crucial to overall health and preventing illness. Here's how teaching good hygiene to children benefits everyone. Personal Hygiene for Kids - What They Need to Know At Brevard [...]

2022-11-29T15:03:27-05:00January 6th, 2022|

Your Child and the COVID-19 Vaccine

Since the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) authorized COVID-19 vaccines for children 5 and older, American parents have been faced with the decision about whether or not to get their children vaccinated. Many parents are still unsure about the safety and efficacy of these shots, leading to a degree of [...]

2022-02-09T11:04:33-05:00December 13th, 2021|

How Sports Physicals Can Improve Child Safety in Sports

Regular physical activity is an important part of health for all children. A sports physical is a comprehensive physical exam done by a doctor. If you schedule one at Brevard Health Alliance, you can expect the following. A Complete Evaluation The primary goal of a sports physical is to identify [...]

2022-08-03T17:09:57-04:00October 28th, 2021|

What You Should Know About Measles

Measles is not a common illness in the United States, which is why a startling number of new cases of the disease has doctors and healthcare providers alerting patients and the community, especially parents of children, how to protect against contracting the illness. According to the Center for Disease Control, [...]

2022-11-29T15:41:11-05:00May 7th, 2019|

Urgent Care – How You Know to Go

Spring in Florida is an active time of year as sports seasons ramp up and our outdoor and group activities increase. With increased activities often come increased injuries and illnesses for our children. Is his foot bruised or is it broken? Is it something she ate, or something more? Parents [...]

2022-11-29T15:36:59-05:00April 24th, 2019|
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