#SafePedsHealthyKids: Resources for Your Office!

As part of Ohio AAP’s social media campaign for the month of May, we have just released the below messaging as well as our new graphic highlighting a few of the measures pediatrician offices are taking to ensure the safety of patients and families during their visit. Please feel free to share the below messages and image with your patients and followers and the hashtag  #SafePedsHealthyKids to help spread the message


Week 4 Social Media Schedule

  1. Wednesday 5/20: Parenting at Mealtime & Playtime
    1. Parents should continue taking children to routine well visits to monitor their child’s weight and eating habits. Pediatricians can provide health eating and activity tips for parents. It is important to limit screen time and encourage physical activity! #SafePedsHealthKids
      1. Click here to tweet this message
  1. Thursday 5/21: Safety Features Implemented in the Office
    1. Pediatric practices have always had policies in place to protect the safety of children and their families when you visit, but even more precautions have been implemented to keep all safe and healthy. Call your pediatrician for your additional questions and to schedule your well care visits #safepedshealthykids
      1. Click here to tweet this message
  2. Friday 5/22: Smoke Free Families
    1. Tobacco smoke exposure is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality to young children. Your pediatrician can provide information and resources to help reduce smoke exposure -don’t skip well-child visits #SafePedsHealthyKids
      1. Click here to tweet this message
  3. Monday 5/25: LARC
    1. Adolescents require routine well care visits just like infants and children. Visits allow for physical, emotional, reproductive, and social development assessments during a time of major growth #SafePedsHealthyKids
      1. Click here to tweet this message
  4. Tuesday 5/26: Brush Book Bed
    1. Maintaining learning in the new school environment is a challenge for many families, but an act as simple as reading can help keep kids on track. Parents can read out loud to young children, and older kids may enjoy reading to parents or siblings. Find more ideas to promote reading visit http://ohioaap.org/brushbookbed

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