Dr. Kevin Marsh is originally from Camarillo, a small town in southern California, and recieved his undergraduate degree from UC-San Diego. He attended medical school at New York Medical College […]
2 doses required for students in grades 7 – 12 Protecting teens against chickenpox is important. The new vaccine requirement will start in fall 2015 for students in 7th and […]
This update includes information about the plans for introducing the new nine-valent human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV 9), the new meningococcal b vaccines, and an important reminder about using the IIS […]
Dr. Mary Ann Woodruff has been a primary care pediatrician in Tacoma at Pediatrics Northwest for over 20 years. In addition to her work in the office, she engages with […]
“Our current mental health system is inadequate to handle the volume of patients who need care.” Read WCAAP Trustee Matt Thompson’s powerful guest editorial about children’s mental health in the Spokesman-Review. Click here to read online.
Read Drs. Andrea Posa and Mike Dudas’ opinion column in the January 7, 2016 Seattle Times: “Currently, children on Medicaid face big disadvantages when accessing medical care compared to their privately insured peers because Medicaid reimbursement rates are too low. These kids have fewer options of available clinics and longer wait times for appointments. The community health clinics that do accept Medicaid are overwhelmed with patients.”