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Discover Your Insurance Options

If your family has lost health insurance coverage due to job loss or reduced hours, don’t worry. You’ve got options. Covered California, the state’s health insurance marketplace, is a free service that will connect you to insurance options that will work for your family. CPCMG accepts most HMO, PPO, EPO, indemnity, fee-for-service and Medi-Cal health […]

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What is Significant Exposure?

As more and more people venture out from quarantine, we have seen cases of COVID-19 rising. Many of our patients have been seeing friends and family, traveling and attending camps. Unfortunately, this results in potential exposures. However, not all exposures are created equally. It’s important to know what constitutes a significant exposure as that guides […]

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WEARING IS CARING

One of the best ways to show that you care about other people during this time is by wearing a face covering when you are in public places like a store or medical office where social distancing might be hard to maintain. Face coverings are proven to limit the spread of the coronavirus. They are […]

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Talking to Your Teen about Sex

With teens having more time on their hands this summer due to fewer sports and organized activities, it’s even more important to discuss with them pregnancy prevention. While it’s likely no parent wants to think their child may become sexually active, the reality is half of teenagers have sex before high school graduation, according to […]

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Tips to Help Kids Wear Masks

Remember, children two years and older need to wear face coverings when out in public and when they visit a CPCMG office. Kids under age two need to be in a stroller or carried so their physical reach is always under your control. This helps them from touching contaminated objects. We primarily get sick from […]

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FAMILIES & COPING WITH COVID-19

COVID-19 has caused significant disruption in nearly everyone’s life. Kids who had the daily structure of school and necessary social contact have had that completely upended. The burden placed on children, teens, and families has been challenging. Routine, exercise, and social contact are vital to our mental health. Here are some suggestions below to help […]

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MAKE EXERCISE A HEALTHY HABIT

Staying healthy during social distancing should be a top priority for CPCMG families. This includes making the effort to incorporate physical activity into your child’s daily routine. Regular exercise helps your immune system function optimally and helps your body release endorphins. Endorphins help us feel better and can relieve stress. Some ideas for quick and […]

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Don’t forget sunscreen!

As we all welcome the opening of beaches for walking and water sports, it is time to remember how important it is to protect your kids (and yourself) from damaging UVA and UVB rays. Here are a few important reminders when choosing and applying sunscreens: • Apply the sunscreen 15 to 30 minutes before going […]

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ASTHMA: WHAT IS IT AND
WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR IT?

Asthma is a chronic disease of the lungs that affects 7.5% of children in the United States.  Patients with asthma develop swelling of their airway when faced with a variety of irritants or triggers. For many patients with asthma, a respiratory viral illness triggers their asthma causing trouble breathing and wheezing. Wheezing is the sound […]

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GETTING A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP DURING STRESSFUL TIMES

Without the normal routines of school schedules, after-school activities, and family time due to COVID-19, many kids and teens may have trouble sleeping. Here are some tips for getting a good night’s sleep.

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