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  • Nov 17 2020
    Delaware public schools will not alter their plans to stay open on a limited hybrid basis, despite the recent rise in Coronavirus cases. Read about it here: https://tinyurl.com/yyprponr There have been only a small number of cases of COVID-19 transmission reported from schools. Teachers and school districts have been successful at implementing social distancing, universal masks, and other strategies. The largest number of cases of transmission seems to be related to indoor dining at res... details
  • Sep 9 2020
    We have flu shots in stock for ALL our patients! Flu shots will be popular this year. This fall, every kid with any mild symptoms will be asked by schools and daycares to get tested for everything. So you can save trouble by doing everything you can to keep the kids from catching viral illness; this includes flu shots for everybody in the family. Click here for more information about flu vaccines: http://www.dmpkids.com/FLu-vaccine-read-all-about-it/ Click here to see current avail... details
  • Sep 6 2020
    COVID-19 PCR testing is being provided for free by the State of Delaware. Any Delaware resident can be tested, without a prescription or doctor's order. Do not eat, drink, or brush your teeth for 20 minutes prior to the test. WHERE TO GO: 1. The Delaware Division of Public Health runs free, drive-up testing clinics in the parking lot of one Walgreens in each county, from 9 am to 5 pm, 7 days per week. In New Castle County, you can go to Walgreens, 700 S Ridge Ave, Middletown, DE 197... details
  • Apr 1 2019
    Paper books are better than electronic tablets for reading to toddlers. A new study observed parents reading to their toddlers, using print books and with interactive, tablet-based books. With print books, parents engaged in more reading, more conversation, and more engagement than with the electronic tablet. I suspect that the bright lights and noises of electronic books are distracting for both the parents and the kids. The well-known benefits of reading to children may not extend ... details