Back-to-school health checklist for 2023

There are steps you can take to get the school year off to a healthy start! Make sure your family is ready to head back to school in shape.
Tips for Finding a Doctor:
  • Ask for a referral: If you have a general practitioner and are looking for a specialist or a pediatrician for your child, call your doctor and ask for a referral.
  • Ask a friend: Get a recommendation from someone that you know and trust. They may also know a doctor in the area.
  • Check with your insurance: As you are looking for doctors try someone who fits in with your insurance plan.
For more tips on how to find a doctor click here - The NYC Department of Health
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