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September 17, 2020 Child Immunizations Health & Wellness Read Article

Keep Your Immunizations Up to Date

While limiting your family’s public exposure was appropriate early in the pandemic, regulations in our region have loosened and it’s time that you consider following up on those missed appointments, and more importantly those missed vaccinations.

September 9, 2020 Dr Naqib In The News Read Article

UPMC Welcomes Pediatrician to Wellsboro

UPMC welcomes Hadeel Naqib, MD, to the pediatrics team in Wellsboro.

June 11, 2020 Summer Safety Health & Wellness Read Article

Tips to Keep Your Children Safe this Summer

As they get more active outdoors, they are likely to fall, slip, and stumble. Here are important tips parents can follow to keep your children safe as they enjoy the outdoors.

December 18, 2019 Diagonal Texture In The News About 3,500 babies in the United States die suddenly and unexpectedly each year… Read Article

Community Groups Partner for Safe Sleep Education

UPMC Susquehanna has partnered with the Lycoming County Coroner’s Office and State Representative Garth Everett to promote safe sleeping practices to reduce the chance of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

December 6, 2019 sick child Health & Wellness Read Article

Too Sick to Go to School?

If your child isn’t feeling his or her best, should you definitely keep him or her home from school? After an illness, when is it okay for your child to return to school? As a parent, you know your children best.

September 9, 2019 Dr. Oladejo with Patient In The News Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Welcomes New Pediatrician

UPMC Susquehanna welcomes Olufunke Oladejo, MD, MPH, to the pediatrics team in Williamsport.

August 13, 2019 Back to School Stress Free Health & Wellness Read Article

Beating Back to School Stress

Whether your kids are in elementary school, high school, or college, going back to school is a transition that can affect the whole family. However, it doesn’t need to be filled with stress and anxiety.

June 4, 2019 Summer Outside Health & Wellness Read Article

Limit Screen Time to Get Kids Moving this Summer

In today’s world, children need a balance of outdoor play and digital play, but it is crucial to limit the screen time to provide a more healthy balance

December 4, 2018 baby crawling Health & Wellness Read Article

The Guide to Foolproof Babyproofing During the Holidays

You’ve spent the last nine months readying for your new bundle of joy, but is your home ready, too? As baby grows, so does his or her curiosity and ability to explore—and with the holidays fast approaching, even more people and hazards are afoot.

November 29, 2018 Diagonal Texture In The News On Nov. 26, staff members at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport celebrated the… Read Article

UPMC Susquehanna Celebrates Opening of New Pediatrics Unit in Williamsport

On Nov. 26, staff members at UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport celebrated the opening of the new inpatient pediatrics unit at the hospital.

September 28, 2017 Flu Shot Stock Photo Health & Wellness Read Article

Who Needs a Flu Shot This Year? Everyone

If you’re thinking about skipping this year’s flu shot, consider this: arming yourself against the flu may help reduce the overall risk to your family, friends and others in your community.

June 20, 2017 Child Hearing Test Health & Wellness Read Article

Hearing Deficiencies or a Loss Can Impede Your Child

Hearing deficiencies or a hearing loss can slow down or derail your child’s learning, social development, and emotional health. The key to effective treatment is discovering hearing loss at its earliest stage.