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Toys to Avoid- Noisy Toys List 2017

Parents as you shop for gifts this season please keep the Noisy Toy list in mind to help prevent risks of hearing loss. Please visit the link below to see the full Annual list of Noisy Toys thanks to Sight & Hearing Association.
Noisy Toy List 2017

You may also find more tips and helpful information for protecting your child’s hearing on their website, Sight & Hearing Association

December Clinic Closures

Main St. Office will be closed on Christmas Day- Monday December 25, 2017 and New Years Day- Monday January 1, 2018.

Orenco Office will be closed for the week of Christmas and News Years Day – Monday December 25,2017 through January 1, 2018

You may always call our main phone number 503-640-2757 to speak with an advice nurse or the on-call doctor. Happy Holidays from our family to yours!

Virus or Bacteria? When does your child need antibiotics?

According to the CDC antibiotic use is the leading cause of antibiotic resistance. Up to one-third to one-half of antibiotic use in humans is either unnecessary or inappropriate. Antibiotics do not fight infections caused by viruses like colds, flu, most sore throats, and bronchitis. Even many sinus and ear infections can get better without antibiotics. Instead, symptom relief might be the best treatment option for these infections. Learn more about appropriate antibiotic below: