Rainbow Pediatrics
Fayetteville Office
1327 Robeson St.

(910) 486-5437
Fayetteville Office
341 S. McPherson
Church Rd
(910) 920-4428
Hope Mills Office
4469 S. Main St.

(910) 426-5430
Raeford Office
142 Paraclete Dr.

(910) 904-0404

flu vaccine

As you probably know by now, COVID-19 is a highly contagious respiratory illness that can cause severe illness and even death in children (and adults)…just like influenza (flu).  And now that school is back in session and children are returning to some semblance of normalcy, it is critically important that parents and caregivers do everything […]

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It is that time of the year again. Time to make the annual trek to the doctor’s office to help reduce the risk of getting the flu this season. Here are the top eleven answers to questions or concerns most parents have about the flu and the 2019/2020 flu vaccine.  Have there been cases of […]

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As parents begin flocking to the pharmacy in search of over the counter pain reliever, cough medicine and tissue for the common cold, we realize the nearness of the 2017-2018 flu season.

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Receiving immunizations is widely considered by healthcare professionals to be the most important thing one can do to prevent illness and disease. There is still much debate over whether immunizations are beneficial and necessary. Some parents are concerned about the risks they may subject their child to while others have religious beliefs that do not […]

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Influenza, also known as the flu, can happen year round but more commonly occurs in the fall, with it peaking in the winter months. While most people are familiar with the fever, aches and pains that accompany a flu diagnosis, some fail to realize how dangerous the flu can be for children.

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A common question parents are faced with each fall is whether or not to vaccinate their child (and themselves) against the flu. The influenza is responsible for approximately 24,000 deaths each year. However, the controversy surrounding last years’ vaccines’ efficacy has created even more doubt in the minds of parents as to whether or not […]

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As the cold weather arrives, millions of Americans plan their annual trek to the doctor’s office for an immunization that protects against certain strands of the flu, or influenza. But is it really necessary? As controversial a topic as the flu vaccine is, one has to ask if the benefits of receiving a flu vaccine […]

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