Primary Care, Collegeville Resources

Caring for a child with any illness or injury can be overwhelming. To help you find answers to your questions and feel confident with the care you’re providing your child, we’ve created the following list of health resources. We hope they can help make this time in your family’s life a bit easier.

Acne Express is a virtual consult service that uses secure photograph submissions to assess your child’s acne. This service is available to patients 8 to 17 years old in New Jersey and Pennsylvania who have a MyCHOP account. Within two business days, a CHOP dermatologist will review your case, make treatment recommendations, prescribe medications if needed and let you know if a follow-up visit is necessary.

Primary Care Perspectives podcast logo

In this podcast for pediatricians, experts from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia discuss hot topics in pediatric primary care and issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians.

COVID-19 Resources


Coping During a Doctor’s Visit

Comfort position: Preschooler Side-sitting Position

Comfort positions are secure hugging holds that help your child feel safe and secure during medical procedures. Find several comfort positions that we often recommend for newborns, infants, toddlers and preschoolers.


Educational Materials

Children need immunizations to prevent them from getting sick. Like adults, children deserve honest answers about their healthcare. Find some suggestions for helping prepare your child for his immunizations.


Insurance and Finances

What is co-insurance? An ancillary charge? Out-of-pocket expenses? Understanding these healthcare coverage keywords can make managing the financial aspects of your child’s care easier.


Videos


Websites

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