Vernon Pediatric and Family Care


FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answers to these frequently asked questions are intended to provide brief information relevant to your child's health. If you would like to speak with us regarding any of these topics, do not hesitate to call us.

New Patients

Can I meet one of the pediatricians prior to joining your practice?
Will my child be assigned to one doctor?
Do I need to register with Advocare Vernon Pediatric & Family Care before my child is born or before my child’s first visit?
How do I let the hospital know who my newborn’s pediatrician will be?
Do the doctors advocate regular immunizations for children?

General FAQs

What days are you open?
Are you accepting new patients?
How do we contact the doctor after hours?
May I request a specific pediatrician for my visit?
How often does my child need to be seen in the office?
My child needs to see a specialist. What do I do?
Do you accept my health insurance plan?
What immunizations will my child receive?
When will I receive lab or test results?
How do I obtain a prescription refill?
Does your practice support breastfeeding mothers?
I just gave birth. When should I schedule my baby's first doctor visit?
When should my baby start solid foods?
What is the correct amount of Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen to give my child for fever or pain?

Disclaimer: This web site is intended to offer general information only. Nothing contained on this site, including third party content, should be considered a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis and/or treatment. Advocare does not assume liability or responsibility for any of the information contained on this website. Please consult your Advocare physician with more detailed questions and to receive specific diagnoses and recommendations.