Recent News & Events

COVID-19 Resource Center

  Latest CDC News and Guidance:   Pre-appointment Screening Questions Do you or your child have any of these symptoms? Cough Fever greater than 100 degrees (Fahrenheit) Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing Muscle or body aches Sore throat New loss of smell or taste Diarrhea Headache Newly developed fatigue Does anyone in your household have COVID-19,

2021 Holiday Hours and Open Offices

Our Vernon Hills office will be closed 12/20 through 12/31, and will reopen with standard office hours on Monday 1/3/22. Please see below for the schedule changes related to our Lake Bluff and Lindenhurst offices during these next two weeks:  

FDA and ACIP Have Approved COVID Vaccine for Kids under 12 Years

The FDA and ACIP have approved the COVID vaccine for children aged 5-11 years. The most common questions asked by parents/guardians so far are: Can my child receive the COVID vaccine if he/she has received another vaccine recently? Currently, the CDC states that “COVID-19 vaccines may be administered without regard to timing of other vaccines.

Dr. Chou’s Retirement

We wish to share the news that Dr. Cynthia Chou is retiring. Her last day at the office will be November 4th. Joining Lake Forest Pediatrics in September of 1999, Dr. Chou has provided great care to her patients. We wish her well and hope she enjoys more time with her family.

Flu Clinics Scheduled

The influenza (flu) season starts in the fall and usually ends in the spring. The illness is most frequently seen in preschool or school-aged children and usually lasts a week or two. Because the flu is caused by a respiratory virus,

Good News: Flu Vaccines are Available!

Flu vaccine appointments are now available at all three Lake Forest Pediatric Associates offices. We’ve started receiving our flu vaccine shipments a little earlier this year than usual and our front desk is now able to start booking your child for their annual flu shots.