Washington State DOH Well-Child Campaign

The Department of Health is launching a media campaign soon encouraging parents and caregivers to resume well-child visits and check-ups which have been impacted over the past two years. Providers may experience an increase in phone calls and scheduling requests from their patient populations as a result, so we wanted to give you advance notice in preparation. 

As families and households contact you for appointments, many will be due for immunizations. This is a great opportunity to talk about COVID-19 vaccines for those aged 5 and older.  

We know from our audience research patients trust your advice above all others when it comes to healthy decision-making. Because of your influence, we are asking for your help in the following ways: 

Thank you for keeping your patient populations up to date on all eligible immunizations and important childhood milestones as we work together to resume regular check-ups. 

Editor’s note: WCAAP has resources to help you get kids caught up on vaccines: Vaccines – WCAAP – Washington Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics