We specialize in well care for babies through adolescence. We handle most chronic medical conditions as well as acute problems. Many procedures are done right in our office including sutures, immunizations, and wart treatment.
"From prevention to disease management, we care for all babies, children and adolescents."
Beacon Pediatrics is excited to bring back the DRIVE-THRU Flu vaccine clinics again this year. They were very successful and well received in the fall of 2020. They will be held on Saturday, September 25th, Saturday, October 16th and Saturday, October 30th. Parents and immediate family members can get their vaccines with their children during this event. The vaccines are given by appointment only. Please read below to schedule an appointment.
Beacon Pediatrics is happy to offer quadrivalent flu vaccine for our patients AND THEIR FAMILIES this year. We have the influenza shot and the influenza nasal spray (Flumist) available. The inactivated flu shot can be given to persons age 6 months and older. The flu nasal spray is a live attenuated vaccine and can only be given to persons 2 years to 49 years. In addition, the flu nasal spray should NOT be given to immunocompromised persons, pregnant women and young children with history of wheezing. Also, some people with chronic medical problems should not receive the flu nasal spray. For additional information, please refer to https://www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent/whoshouldvax.htm. If you have further questions, please discuss with your medical provider.
To schedule you or your child’s flu vaccine, please click on the link to the right (PREFERRED) or call our office 302-645-8212. Weekday appointments are in the office. All of the providers at Beacon Pediatrics STRONGLY RECOMMEND all who are eligible age 6 months of age and older get their flu vaccine. Getting your flu vaccine this season during the COVID-19 pandemic is especially important to help protect you and your child from the flu. We are especially concerned about this upcoming respiratory season and want to have our patients as protected and prepared as they can be.
COVID 19 VACCINATION:
Beacon Pediatrics is offering COVID vaccine to our patients 12 years of age and older and their families as approved by the FDA and State of Delaware. We offer the Pfizer vaccine which requires 2 doses separated by 21 days. The vaccine is safe and effective in preventing severe COVID-19 disease and hospitalization. For our patients and family members, please call the office to schedule 302-645-8212 or use the online scheduling link to the right. If you have further questions or concerns about the vaccine, please discuss with your provider or check out the article on our Patient Education page about getting your adolescent vaccinated.
COVID 19 INFORMATION:
See information below with our current office hours. All visits will be by appointment only. Scheduled sick visits are readily available. For more information on the safety measures that we have taken at Beacon Pediatrics, please refer to "Alerts & Notifications" on the right.
Beacon Pediatrics offers TELEHEALTH visits with your provider on a daily basis. These visits can be done for many sick visits, rashes, pink eye, colds, ADHD med checks, depression, anxiety. We can not do them for well child visits/check-ups. Call 302-645-8212 for questions or to schedule an appointment. Please see the Patient Education page for Preparation Information for your TELEHEALTH visit.
Monday - Thursday 8 am - 6 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 3pm
Saturday 8 am - 10 am
There will NOT be OFFICE HOURS on Saturday, Sept 25th but we WILL have OFFICE HOURS on SUNDAY, Sept 26th 8-10am.
All visits will be by appointment only. No walkin visits during this COVID19 pandemic.
Closed Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
If you are looking to go to the website to do the PEDS (the online developmental tool), click on the link www.forepath.org/portal. Please do this developmental assessment several days to a week prior to your child's 9 month, 18 month and 30 month well child checks.
Insurance cards and picture IDs are required at all visits. These are insurance and legal requirements.