COVID-19 Vaccine Information
PHCA is offering the COVID-19 vaccine at ALL of our office locations to eligible patients, patients’ families and friends 5 years and older. The vaccine may be administered at any office visit, and can be safely co-administered with other routine immunizations, including the influenza vaccine. The clinicians at PHCA encourage all eligible patients to receive the vaccine in order get the best protection against COVID-19. Appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine can easily be scheduled through the MyChart Patient Portal.
For additional information regarding the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine, we highly recommend the COVID vaccination education page published by Boston Children’s Hospital.
Lab & X-Ray
In addition to our routine and ancillary care services, all of our offices have an in-house laboratory for added convenience. Our lab staff is trained to work with children of all ages, from newborn to young adults. Most of the labs ordered by our clinicians can be collected and processed on-site. Any lab testing that cannot be handled by our staff can be sent by courier to one of the area hospitals for processing.
Radiology services are available at our Peabody location. The office has x-ray equipment on-site and radiology technologists are available to image your child.
Services & Specialties
Pediatric Health Care Associates is proud to offer comprehensive pediatric care at our five locations. Our board-certified pediatricians and nurse practitioners have both well child and acute illness appointments built into their daily schedules. They also provide consultations on specialized issues such as depression, ADHD, and adolescent gynecology. In addition, our in-house specialty staff offers extensive patient evaluations and services in areas ranging from nutrition to behavioral health.
Rapid COVID Testing
PHCA offers on-site rapid testing for COVID-19. The rapid COVID-19 PCR test is currently available only for symptomatic patients who are being evaluated in the office, or have had a virtual visit with a PHCA provider. We continue to offer send out testing for patients without symptoms who require surveillance testing.
Rapid COVID-19 testing is subject to the availability of testing supplies from the manufacturer. Our staff will let you know if this testing is available at the time of your visit.
Information on our in office rapid COVID-19 PCR test is available below:
The CDC reports that 5 -10% of individuals will sustain a concussion in any given sport season. Many schools now offer ImPACT testing, which is one of the tools a medical provider may use to safely return a concussed student back to play. The clinicians at PHCA are pleased to now offer ImPACT testing in our Peabody office.