By Karen McBride
Summer break is quickly coming to a close. It is important to schedule your child’s appointment to ensure his/her immunizations are up to date. COVID immunizations are now available for ages 5 and older. The shots for 6 months to 5 years will be coming soon. Contact Dr. Michele Johnson-Towson, at Pediatric Place of Tampa, a board-certified pediatrician with over 30 years of experience in caring for children ages newborn to 21 years old.
If your son or daughter is involved in sports, it is time to schedule his/her sports physical. Same-week appointments are available for school physicals at Pediatric Place of Tampa, and the practice accepts all insurances as well as self-pay patients. New patients are always welcome!
When visiting Pediatric Place of Tampa for the first time, new patients should bring:
• Your child’s insurance card
• A release of medical records
• Copies of preexisting medical problems
• Immunization records
Dr. Johnson-Towson and her staff are dedicated to keeping patients both healthy and educated on changes in children’s health care and take the time to answer any question parents may have. They treat your child’s overall health, including allergies, asthma, and ADHD (Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder).
Pediatric Place of Tampa offers Urgent Care hours to accommodate sick children after work, school, and/or daycare. Urgent Care hours are available Monday – Friday until 7pm and Saturday 8am until noon.
Pediatric Place of Tampa is located at 1338 W. Fletcher Avenue, Tampa, FL 33612. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, call 813-264-2288.