Sierra Pediatrics will be closed on Thursday July 4, 2019 for Independence 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 […]
Instamed is our new credit card processing company. You can now pay your bill from the patient portal any time of day. Receipts are sent directly to your e-mail. Log into your patient portal. On the home screen you can see the patient balance. Click on the patient balance and you will be directed to […]
We are out of flu vaccine for the 2018/19 season. If you are interested in receiving the flu vaccine, we would recommend checking with your pharmacy for children older than 8 years of age. Below is a link of Renown flu clinics. Fees may apply. https://www.renown.org/wp-content/uploads/Flu-Shot-Schedule-2018.pdf For other area resources vaccine resources you can check […]
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 […]
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 […]