Sierra Pediatrics will be closed on Monday September 3, 2018 for Labor Day. Established patients can be seen after hours, weekends and holidays at the Pediatric After Hours Care Clinic located at 1001 Jones Street, Reno, NV 89503 by calling (775) 322-1899. This is not a walk-in facility. Call ahead for an appointment. Check with […]
Sierra Pediatrics is introducing our new patient portal. You now have access to your child’s growth charts and vaccine records. The development questionnaires are now in an electronic format. Once you confirm an appointment we will upload the questionnaires (surveys) to your child’s portal. Future appointments and patient balances can also be viewed on the […]
Navicure is a secure internet site that will be processing all of our credit card payments. You can pay your bill any time of day. Receipts are sent directly to your e-mail. You can also setup a payment plan with a minimum monthly payment of $50. Please call our office for more details about payment […]
Our physicians firmly believe in vaccinations! If you have questions about vaccinating your child, please discuss this with your child’s physician.
Nevada Health Link may be the solution for you. “Nevada Health Link is an organization created by the State of Nevada to help you find a health insurance plan that fits your needs and your budget.” In October 2013, this website was established as an online marketplace where individuals and businesses can shop for, compare, […]
The Nevada Vaccines for Children (VFC) program has a new website: www.vfcnevada.org.
Nourish Interactive (www.nourishinteractive.com) is an educational website for children and parents. This website has free nutrition printables and games for children to help them learn about eating healthy. Each printable has a grade recommendation from PreKindergarten to 5th grade. The site also includes information about food safety, meal planning, a BMI calculator, and a calorie […]
Physical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle and must begin in infancy and extend throughout adulthood. Regular physical activity increases lean body mass, muscle, and bone strength and promotes good physical health. It fosters psychological well-being, can increase self esteem and capacity for learning, and can help children and adolescents handle stress. […]
Did you know that childhood obesity is the No. 1 health concern among parents in the United States, topping drug abuse and smoking? Among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously weren’t seen until adulthood. If current trends continue, today’s kids could be the first generation to live shorter […]
You can introduce solids any time between 4 and 6 months if your baby is ready. Until then, breast milk or formula provides all the calories and nourishment your baby needs and can handle. His digestive system simply isn’t ready for solids until he nears his half-birthday. This article outlines some signs to look for […]