A unique program that teaches emotional literacy to first and second graders in Lane County is looking for families with young babies to volunteer in its revamped, virtual program.
Pediatricians at Eugene Pediatric Associates have received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine as part of the first wave of medical providers in the community to be vaccinated against the virus. These vaccinations are the beginning of what many believe will be a turning point in the pandemic.
The holidays can be a stressful time during a typical year. Given the pandemic and social distancing, 2020 has been anything but typical. With all of these additional factors, many families are experiencing a new kind of strain this year.
The holidays are a time for joy and celebration for many people, but this year may feel a little different due to the current health crisis. With strict protocols in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19, the way we celebrate may require some adjustments.
Childhood tooth decay is the most common chronic childhood disease—more common than asthma, diabetes and obesity. “About 30-40% of children, by the time they reach kindergarten, have cavities,” says Dr. Jordan Lentfer, pediatric dentist at Oregon Kids Pediatric Dentistry.