Recent News

New Vaccine

A new vaccine was approved January 2015 to protect against "Serogroup B" Neisseria meningitidis. READ MORE.

Flu Clinics

We now have two types of flu vaccine- shot and nasal spray. The CDC recommends an annual flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older. READ MORE.

Introducing the Patient Portal

We now offer online access to your child’s health records through our secure Patient Portal. READ MORE.

New Communication Tool

We now offer a system called CHADIS to help us provide your family with a more complete analysis of your child’s health and development. READ MORE.

Allergies can exacerbate asthma

We often see an increase in asthma-related respiratory distress during the Spring allergy season. READ MORE.

New MCPS immunization requirements

Starting this year, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) require both the Meningococcal and Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, acellular Pertussis) vaccines before entering 7th grade. There is added focus on these vaccines given recent cases of meningitis in the community, as well as a Sept 2014 Pertussis outbreak in MCPS. READ MORE.

HPV- facts and frequently asked questions

The AAP recommends that the HPV vaccine be included as part of the adolescent immunization schedule. READ MORE.

New recommendations regarding IUDs

The APP recently issued a policy statement recommending use of Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARC) as first-line options for adolescents who choose not to be abstinent. LARCs include intrauterine devices and subdermal implants. Growing research over the last decade has shown these devices to be safe for use in teens. READ MORE.

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At Pediatric Care of Rockville we have 7 board-certified pediatricians and 1 certified pediatric nurse practitioner, representing a combined total of over 75 years of medical experience! READ MORE.