Our offices will be open for half days from 8:30a to 12:00p on Christmas Eve 12/24/18 and New Year's Eve 12/31/18. We will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. We will resume normal office hours on 12/26/18 and 1/2/19 for the rest of the week.
Welcome Callie Page, PA-C!
Callie is so excited to be joining Arvada Pediatrics! She was born and raised in Texas and received her undergraduate degree from Baylor University in 2014. Callie moved to Colorado to attend the University of Colorado Child Health Associate/Physician Assistant Program and graduated in 2018. She believes it is truly a privilege to care for children. She looks forward to helping patients and their families foster a healthy environment to grow and thrive in. When not working, Callie enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and their dog!
We welcome Bethany Ferguson, LCSW, MSW & Renee Prai, LCSW, MSW to our office!
Bethany and Renee are licensed clinical social workers who are employed by Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH). Bethany is onsite at Arvada Pediatrics (Arvada office) and Renee is onsite at Broomfield office to provide behavioral health assessments, diagnosis and treatment to our patients when referred by one of our providers.
From Bethany: "I am a Baltimore, Maryland native and am fairly new to Colorado. We moved here for a change in scenery and are so happy to be here! I completed my MSW (Master of Social Work) degree at the University of Maryland in 2015 and have worked in case management roles, school counseling and individual and private counseling with youth and adolescents. I also have 5 years of experience working with veterans and their families. I have most recently worked in a Social Work role at a hospital and am so excited to integrate with Arvada Pediatrics where I can get to know kids and families in a way that allows me to truly support them in making the positive changes they want to make."
From Renee: "I am a Colorado native who received my Master's degree at the University of Denver in 2002. I have experience working with children, adolescents, and families. I have worked in schools as an intervention specialist and a counselor. I have worked in several hospitals in the metro area as a medical social worker. In private practice I specialize in trauma. I am also a certified addictions counselor level II (CAC II) and I am trained in EMDR level II. I am very excited to join the Arvada Pediatrics team. I look forward to working with the patients and families to provide support."
Flu News for 2018-19 Season
Flu vaccine is currently available for all of our patients. For this flu season, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) have issued the recommendation that children under the age of 18 years receive only injectable flu vaccine ("flu shot") again for this flu season (not FluMist). Arvada Pediatrics, the CDC, and the American Academy of Pediatrics continue to recommend flu vaccine for all children and their caregivers.