Should you have a child return to school or remain home with virtual learning?
Regrettably, we do not have an answer for any family or child. We would like to offer the following for your consideration. These questions are among the most important medically for you to address.
As a Fairfax County community medical practice in this pandemic, we will adhere to the most current evidence based scientific standards of care related to the Covid 19 in regards to our assessment and advice to our patients as well as advice in assessing and certifying “return to school.”. This will likely change from time to time as knowledge of the Covid virus is learned. Please see the website below for the most recent Fairfax County / State of Virginia Health Dept recommendation.
The American Academy of Pediatrics , the major national organization and child healthcare advocate, has advice for parents:
We look forward to working with each family in this pandemic.
Our office structurally and our policies have been modified to address patient safety in regards to Covid. Please see the "Covid" tab on www.burkepediatricsllc.com. Check the website frequently and your email from our office for updates. Call for your child's health assessments, flu vaccine and visits for any illnesses. We have full PPE for our staff.
Stay safe and healthy!
Burke Pediatrics, LLC
Return to School Medical Considerations