Coronavirus and your Children
Dear Back to Basics Families,
It's hard to believe that we are 2 months into the Covid-19 pandemic! We are staying strong at Back to Basics Pediatrics - adapting to the changes that have been made to our healthcare system.
We are providing well child visits in the office for routine immunizations and triaging all sick visits by phone. Telehealth has been a great way to stay connected to our patients out of the office!
I am feeling optimistic that we are coming to the end of the isolation and need to look ahead to our "new norm". We will be wearing masks, social distancing, but moving on with our lives. We will still be here for your families to provide our pediatric services.
I am still not clear on the testing being offered in my office for COVID-19. The safety of my patients and staff are my priority. Be aware that there are many unregulated tests being offered for antibody testing. I am waiting for an FDA approved test that I can purchase through my supplier. I have been approached about purchasing tests, but am skeptical about their accuracy. I want only the best for my patients! Also, by knowing that you have the antibodies to COVID-19, does not guarantee immunity to the virus. Please be aware of this!
As usual, I am available 24/7, including weekends and evenings. Please feel free to call me with any concerns or questions!
As of July 1, 2019, I have been appointed to the Medical Staff of Lurie Children's Hospital as a Community Based Primary Care Pediatrician. This will give me the latest updates on the best pediatric care for your children and I will be a preferred provider of care to the community. So exciting!!
JOINS BACK TO BASICS PEDIATRICS
As of 12/1/2019, Sam is our new medical assistant!
Due to the growth of Back to Basics Pediatrics,
we have added more help to our staff.
Sam is a graduate of First Institute School for Medical Assistants.
She brings positive energy, a love for children,
and skill to our practice.
Please help us in welcoming Sam to Back to Basics Pediatrics!
Dr. Christine Poulos recognized as a Top Doctor, 2018!
Dr. Poulos is proud to have staff privileges at these 2 Advocate hospitals:
Advocate Good Shepherd
Back to Basics Pediatrics Patient Portal is Up and Running!
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