Don’t Be Scared—Halloween Safety Tips for Kids
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Don’t Be Scared—Halloween Safety Tips for Kids

Halloween is always a favorite holiday for kids—on what other day can you dress up as your favorite character and ask for free candy? While there’s lots of fun to be had on Halloween, there are some potential safety concerns as well. At One Community Health, we want to help all Sacramento kids stay safe…

Childhood Immunizations in Sacramento
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Childhood Immunizations in Sacramento

Did you know that One Community Health offers immunizations for babies, children, and teens up to 17 years of age? If you’re getting ready to go back to school, make sure that your kids are up-to-date on their immunizations. We can provide all of the required vaccines for kids starting kindergarten and sixth grade, including…

Pandemic Baby Boom: Giving Birth to A Baby During the Pandemic – April 15, 2021
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Pandemic Baby Boom: Giving Birth to A Baby During the Pandemic – April 15, 2021

At the beginning of the pandemic last year, there were jokes circulating about a baby boom to come 9 months after stay-at-home orders were first implemented. While it’s not yet clear from national statistics if this is the case, there certainly are plenty of babies being born during the pandemic. If you are pregnant or…

Time for a Sports Physical for Your Kids? – April 12, 2021
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Time for a Sports Physical for Your Kids? – April 12, 2021

Sports can be an invaluable part of a child’s life. They provide physical activity, build confidence, teach teamwork, and help kids make friends. But before your child can play sports, it’s important to know that they are healthy. And what you may not know is that even if your child doesn’t play an organized sport,…

Why Your Child Needs Wellness Checkups – April 9, 2021
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Why Your Child Needs Wellness Checkups – April 9, 2021

Most of us think about visiting the doctor only when we are sick. But regular well-child checkups are important in healthy children for preventing illness and ensuring your child is meeting all the appropriate developmental milestones. At One Community Health, we believe that everyone deserves quality healthcare, regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation, or…

8 Signs of Ear Infections in Babies and Toddlers – Feb. 3, 2021

8 Signs of Ear Infections in Babies and Toddlers – Feb. 3, 2021

Many of our team members at One Community Health are parents ourselves—we understand that it’s hard seeing our children sick or in pain, and not knowing what’s causing it. Ear infections can be particularly painful. Very young children aren’t able to verbalize when their ear hurts, so it is helpful for you to know and…

Flu Vaccine for Kids: Does Your Child Need a Flu Shot? – Jan. 29, 2021
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Flu Vaccine for Kids: Does Your Child Need a Flu Shot? – Jan. 29, 2021

Many parents choose not to get the flu vaccine for their kids. However, the CDC recommends that most children older than 6 months should get the flu shot every year—by the end of October if possible. At One Community Health, we understand that vaccinating your children can be a complex decision, so in today’s post…

Preventing Childhood Obesity

Preventing Childhood Obesity

The incidence of childhood obesity has risen dramatically in the U.S. in the past twenty years. Obesity in childhood is particularly worrisome because it sets children up for obesity and serious health issues in adulthood, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. While some children are naturally larger than others, being significantly overweight…

Childhood Vaccines: What You Need to Know – Jan. 7, 2021

Childhood Vaccines: What You Need to Know – Jan. 7, 2021

Vaccination is one of the most important things you can do to protect your children from potentially fatal diseases. At One Community Health, we understand that the immunization schedule might be confusing and overwhelming. So in today’s post, we will break down the recommended childhood vaccine schedule by age and explain what each vaccine is…