Our ongoing commitment to patient safety means we provide your child’s healthcare in the safest setting possible. This includes scheduling all appointments for our patients, whether they need a routine wellness check or a sick visit.

To keep your family healthy, CPCMG is ending walk-in appointments at
Children’s Primary Extended Care locations starting Monday, January 25, 2021.

At that time, all evening appointments at our CPEC locations will require an appointment.

Scheduling an after-hours appointment is quick and easy:

In San Diego County, call 858-302-2265:
Phone lines will be open Monday through Thursday, 5pm – 8:30pm and Sunday, 9:30am – 2pm.

In Riverside County, call 858-302-2266:
Phone lines will be open Monday through Thursday, 5pm – 8:30pm and Sunday, 8am – 12 noon.

If you call your CPCMG office after hours, please follow the prompts to transfer to the CPEC scheduling team. Soon you will be able to use your MyChart account to schedule after-hours appointments. If you do not have a MyChart account, please ask your CPCMG office for an authorization code to get started.

For more information on CPEC and locations near you, please visit the “After-hours Care” page on our web site. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to your CPCMG pediatrician.

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After-hours Care: APPOINTMENTS NOW REQUIRED

Our ongoing commitment to patient safety means we provide your child’s healthcare in the safest setting possible. This includes scheduling all appointments for our patients, whether they need a routine wellness check or a sick visit. To keep your family healthy, CPCMG is ending walk-in appointments at Children’s Primary Extended Care locations starting Monday, January […]

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TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL POTTY TRAINING

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CPCMG announces holiday hours

CPCMG and CPEC will be closed Thursday, November 27. CPCMG offices will reopen on Friday, November 28 from 8am to noon. If you need medical advice, call your pediatrician’s office and listen to the prompts to reach a pediatric nurse. They are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to help you.

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KEEPING HOLIDAY TRADITIONS ALIVE

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GETTING KIDS UP AND MOVING
DURING THE PANDEMIC

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GRATITUDE: Appreciating the Little Things

Thanksgiving in the middle of a pandemic reminds us how easy it is to take things for granted. Previous years may have included parties, travel and large family gatherings. One can’t argue that this year will look different than we imagined and because of this, we can’t help but focus on the negative – our brains […]

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Flu Shots: Protect Your Family
and the Community

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How to Have a Safe and Spooky Halloween

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