Pediatrics of Southwest Houston

Pediatricians located in Houston, Bellaire, TX

These uncertain times have made us aware of the importance of steadfast healthcare more than ever before. In response to the significant global health challenge – COVID-19, we offer thorough and personalized care to manage and prevent this illness in children. Our team is on the frontlines of combating COVID-19, providing accurate information, necessary testing, and attentive management of symptoms.

COVID-19 Care Q&A

What are the symptoms of COVID-19 in children?

Children with COVID-19 generally have mild, cold-like symptoms such as fever, runny nose, and cough. Vomiting and diarrhea have also been reported. Some children may show no symptoms at all.

How does Pediatrics of Southwest Houston screen for COVID-19 in children?

We follow the current recommended guidelines for COVID-19 testing. This could involve a physical examination, discussing symptoms, and conducting a RT-PCR test if required.

What treatments are available for children with COVID-19?

Most children with COVID-19 have mild symptoms and can be cared for at home with rest, hydration, and over-the-counter medications. For severe cases, hospitalization may be needed.

Is vaccination available for children?

COVID-19 Vaccination is now being recommended for certain age groups in children. Please discuss with our healthcare team for the latest guidelines and recommendations.

How can we prevent COVID-19 in children?

Preventive measures include regular hand washing, wearing a mask, maintaining physical distance, and getting a vaccine if eligible. Keeping your child’s vaccinations up-to-date is also crucial. Pediatrics of Southwest Houston is committed to guiding your family through these unprecedented times. Our team is ready to provide the accurate information, testing, and care needed to ensure your child’s health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Call +1 7139884334 and speak to any of our office staff to learn more or schedule an appointment.

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