He’s back! Dr. Tomkins is excited to be extending his clinical hours and days. Call today (or log on to the Patient Portal) for an appointment. … Read full article
If your child has NC Medicaid or NC Health Choice, please read!
In November 2019, North Carolina Medicaid and North Carolina Health Choice are moving to “Medicaid Managed Care”, meaning a private insurance company will be managing your healthcare plan instead of the State of NC.
You will be required to select a plan from one of several insurance carriers the State has selected. If you do not choose, the State will automatically select a plan for you and will auto-assign you to a primary care provider.
You should be receiving more information from the State DHHS office soon. If … Read full article
The 2019 Mountain Xpress “Best of WNC” poll has begun, and we would greatly appreciate your votes in the “Best Pediatrician” and “Best Pediatric Practice – General Medicine” categories!
There are many categories, but you only have to vote for at least 30 to submit your ballot. It’s a great way to show some love to your favorite businesses in beautiful WNC!
Your satisfaction and feedback are very important to us! Over the next few weeks, we will be sending out a link to our Patient Satisfaction Survey via FollowMyHealth (our online patient portal) after your child is seen for an appointment. The survey only takes about 2-minutes to complete.
If you do not have a FollowMyHealth account yet and would like to sign-up, please call our office at (828) 254-5326 ext. 2112 and we will be glad to assist you. With a FollowMyHealth account, you view your child’s immunization history and lab results, request appointments and prescription refills, exchange messages with … Read full article
Has your child had their flu-vaccine yet?
Our physicians, the CDC, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that all children ages 6-months and up receive a flu-vaccine every year.
Call our office at (828) 254-5326 or send us a request via your FollowMyHealth patient portal account to schedule an appointment!
We are excited to be participating in a Diaper Drive in partnership with Babies Need Bottoms to help families in our own community! A Diaper Drive—where we will collect diapers and wipes, helps to meet a crucial needs for families of little ones in Asheville. As we all know, diapers are an ongoing, necessary part of daily life with babies and young children. And they are expensive! Monthly costs for diapers can exceed $80 per child and government assistance benefits do not cover the cost of diapers. Infants use up to 12 diapers a day and toddlers up … Read full article
We hope everyone enjoys the holidays!! Here are our Christmas and New Year’s hours:
**Monday, December 24th: Open at 9:00am, NO drop-in clinics. Please call to schedule an appointment.
**Tuesday, December 25th: CLOSED
**Tuesday, January 1st: Open at 9:00am, NO drop-in clinics. Please call to schedule an appointment.
As always, our nurse-line is available 24/7, 365 days per year. Call our main office line at (828) 254-5326 if you need to speak to a nurse!
Has your child had their flu-vaccine yet?
Our physicians, the CDC, and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that all children ages 6-months and older receive a flu vaccine every year.
We currently have both the injection and nasal spray (FluMist) vaccines available. Call our office at (828) 254-5326 or send us an appointment-request via your FollowMyHealth patient portal account to schedule an appointment!… Read full article
Our office will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving day, 11/22/2018.
There will be no drop-in clinic on Friday, 11/23/2018, but we will be open for sick-visits. Please call Friday morning if you need to schedule a same-day appointment.
If you need to speak to a nurse, our nurse line is always available 24/7, 365 days per year!
We hope all our patients and their families have a wonderful Thanksgiving!!… Read full article
Your satisfaction and feedback are very important to us! Over the next few weeks we will be sending out a link to our online ‘Patient Satisfaction Survey’ via FollowMyHealth (our patient portal) after your child is seen for an appointment. If you are seen for an appointment in our office, please keep an eye out for the survey link in your FollowMyHealth inbox! The survey only takes about 2-minutes to complete.
If you do not have a FollowMyHealth account yet and would like to sign-up for our online patient portal, please call our office at 828-254-5326 ext. 2112 and we … Read full article