Pediatric (Kawasaki-Like) Inflammatory Syndrome

Pediatric (Kawasaki-Like) Inflammatory Syndrome

Find out what signs and symptoms to look for! Please consult your Primary Care Physician immediately if you see any/some of the following:

Patients less than 3 months of age- report 100.5 or higher temperature immediately
Patients 3 months and older, – report fever 100.5 or higher if persists beyond 3 days
Redness or bloodshot eyes (without pus or drainage)
Mouth changes- swollen, bumpy red tongue (“Strawberry tongue”)  Redness of mouth, lips and/or throat

CV Practice Update 05-28-20

CV Practice Update 05-28-20

Beginning June 1st,  routine appointments will resume at our office. We will maintain our mobile clinic for sick patients who do not pass screening but healthy patients will be permitted inside the office. Each patient/guest permitted inside will be required to wear a mask.  For families that do not have access to a mask, we are graciously accepting continued donations. Elastic has been difficult to find but masks made with other stretchy material are working

Show us what Corona Virus means to you.. IN ART FORM!

Show us what Corona Virus means to you.. IN ART FORM!

Greetings ABC family.. As we all push through these trying times while quarantined at home, ABC Pediatrics thinks an art contest is in order! With that in mind, we are asking our parents to encourage their children to create a drawing, painting, digital artwork, or some other type of art illustration that encompasses what Corona Virus has meant to them to this point. Instead of dropping your artwork off, we want you to upload a

It’s Kindergarten Registration time and WE ARE READY!

It’s Kindergarten Registration time and WE ARE READY!

COVID-19 has closed our schools for the time being. However, we are confident that each passing day of social distancing brings us one more day closer to the time that we can resume some normal activities. Sending our children back to school is one of those anticipated activities. There will be no delay at ABC Pediatrics in ensuring that your child is ready for Kindergarten! Despite the current pandemic, we’ve restructured our entire office approach

Practice Update-Corona Virus 03/31/2020

Practice Update-Corona Virus 03/31/2020

We’ve restructured our approach to providing care and will continue to fulfill the pediatric healthcare needs of our community.   SICK CARE: Until further notice, our office hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:00am until 3:00pm. In lieu of our walk-in clinic, SAME DAY sick and urgent visits are AVAILABLE in the morning and in the afternoon. Please come between 9:00 am and 11:00 am or between 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm. Sick patients are isolated and

RESTRUCTURED! And OPEN TO SERVE YOUR HEALTHCARE NEEDS! 03-25-20

RESTRUCTURED! And OPEN TO SERVE YOUR HEALTHCARE NEEDS! 03-25-20

Our ABC Pediatrics’ Family and our healthcare team would like to convey our most sincere appreciation for your support and response to our ever-evolving approach to dealing with the COVID19 pandemic. In order for our approach to be successful, we are striving to communicate with our patients on a regular, if not daily, schedule.  Our goal from the outset of the uncertainty created by COVID-19 has been and will continue to be maintaining your child’s healthcare while thoughtfully considering exposure to both our staff and our patients.

Covid-19 Update-March 16,2020

Covid-19 Update-March 16,2020

COVID 19 has most certainly impacted our activities of daily living.  This pandemic has closed our schools, cancelled our sporting events and limited social gatherings.  From a medical standpoint, symptoms of infection can range from mild respiratory symptoms to high fever and respiratory distress.  Our family members over the age of 60, those with chronic illnesses and those with weakened immune systems seem to be the most vulnerable.  

Corona Virus Update

Corona Virus Update

An administrative meeting was conducted today to discuss and develop a plan for how COVID19 (The CoronaVirus) will impact your child’s healthcare delivery over the next few weeks and beyond. Please know that extensive efforts are being put into place to ensure your family receives the same level of care you’ve come to expect from our ABC Pediatrics providers while considering the Center for Disease Control’s suggestions to limit social interactions.

Dr. Vincent M. Chiodo

Vincent M. Chiodo, M. D.

Dr. Vincent M. Chiodo grew up in Follansbee, WV. He graduated Cum Laude and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from West Virginia University in 1982. He worked as a Research Medical Technologist and supervised an Infectious Diseases Research Lab for three years before going to medical school. He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from West Virginia University in 1989.

Dr. Mary Ann Chiodo

Dr. Mary Ann Chiodo

Dr. Mary Ann Chiodo is originally from St. Paul, Minnesota. She completed her undergraduate work at the College of Saint Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota and received her Doctor of Medicine degree from the West Virginia University School of Medicine in 1989. Dr. Chiodo completed her residency in Pediatrics at West Virginia University Hospital in 1992. She and her husband, Vincent M. Chiodo, M.D. established ABC Pediatrics of Dunn, PA in April, 1994.