Dowd Medical Associates

Monday 3/4 Weather Update

For the safety of our families and staff, due to the expected snow, the office will be opening one hour late on Monday morning. We will start seeing patients at 10am. As always, a physician is available by phone for urgent questions at all times. Please drive safely and stay warm!

Meet Madison Shannon, LCSW

Madison Shannon, LCSW has been with Dowd Pediatrics since 2015.  She provides behavioral support to our patients and helps connect them with mental health resources in the community.

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Influenza information

While the news about Influenza can be quite scary, here are some resources to help you manage your child who may have flu-like symptoms

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Vaping, Juuling, E-cigarettes . . . How to talk to my teen

We are seeing and hearing a lot about middle and high school kids vaping or juuling these days.  It's important that we all speak to our emerging young adults about the risks and why NOT TO VAPE.   

NPR report on Juuling

What You Need To Know And How To Talk To Your Kids About Vaping Guide Partnership For Drug Free Kids

Surgeon General Report on Vaping

Teen-Parent Relationship

Balancing your relationship with your child as they enter the peer dominated teen years can be challenging. 

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FLU UPDATE 2018-2019

Here at Dowd Medical, we believe that all children (and adults) should receive an annual flu vaccine.  This is the best way to prevent influenza infection in each of us and the best way to reduce the spread of this very infectious virus.

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Prenatal Forum

Learn more about Dowd Medical Pediatrics by signing-up for a Prenatal Forum.  

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