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The incubation period is generally 1 to 2 days after exposure. Meaning once exposed, you would develop symptoms within 1 to 2 days. Young children may be contagious 24 hours before symptoms begin and for as long as 10 days after. What are the main symptoms? The most common are headache, fever, sore throat, cough, chills and body aches. Patients this year have reported headache as their first symptom.
During the Thanksgiving holiday, millions of people will be traveling. There are a few things we want you to be aware of, in order to keep your child safe this holiday season!
We will be available in the morning on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve to see sick children, but will be closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day. We will have regular business hours on Friday December 26th and Friday, January 2nd but could close early. If you feel your child needs to be seen, be sure and call early. For more info on what to do when the office is closed, visit our After Hours page.
A few weeks before your appointment for ages 4 mo, 9 mo, 12 mo, 24 and 36 mo checkups, you should receive an email or phone call regarding the ASQ screening. At the 18 month well visit, a similar form, the MCHAT—a specific screener for Autism—will be given to you at your appointment.
Growing up happens so fast! Use our guide to learn what to expect from your child as they grow. We discuss the physical and mental developmental milestones each age group typically achieves and offer tips for sleep, feeding and more.