Even during the pandemic, it’s important for kids to have their growth, development, and well-being tracked by a pediatrician. This is especially true for newborns and children with complex health conditions. Finding health problems early during checkups lets pediatricians give care to prevent them from getting worse. Not seeing a pediatrician until symptoms are more serious can affect a child’s long-term health.

The American Academy of Pediatrics, Rhode Island Chapter wants families to know that pediatricians’ offices are open, safe, and ready to see children for well-child visits, developmental screenings, vaccinations, and other children’s health issues.

Call your pediatrician with any questions you may have, and make an appointment if needed.