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Important Notice! Don't Lose Your Medicaid Insurance! 

If you or your child is on a Medicaid plan, please read the notice linked below:

Active Trials:

Pediatrics is actively enrolling children into two clinical studies. For more information on the study and to see if your child is eligible to participate, select from the links below.

  • Moderna's new bivalent vaccine - This COVID-19 investigational vaccine may protect people from getting sick if they come into contact with the virus that causes COVID-19 or its Omicron variant.
  • STOMP - This study evaluates the safety and efficacy of tecovirimat for the treatment of human monkeypox.

Best Practices for Healthy Kids

At USF Health we are committed to providing the foundation for good health to span a lifetime.

USF Health Pediatrics gives you and your child access to a wide range of specialists and primary care physicians who provide customized care for your child’s needs from infancy, through adolescence, and into adulthood.

As part of an academic medical center USF Health merges cutting edge research and innovation with experience and compassion to offer first class healthcare across a wide range of specialties.

We are here to meet the needs of every child by offering screenings, yearly physicals, therapies, vaccinations and to address any complex health needs.

Our pediatric specialists work within a system of coordinated care to keep our children healthy and help parents make confident choices. 

Not sure which specialist to see? Try the Healthy Children Symptom Checker - from the American Academy of Pediatrics - for guidance. Please note that this is just a tool to help with your child's care and is not meant to replace direct medical care provided by USF Health professionals. 

USF Health General Pediatrics Policy on Immunizations

Staying up to do to date with your child's vaccinations will protect them a for a lifetime.

USF Health's General Pediatrics and Internal Medicine-Pediatrics follow the recommended immunization schedule from the Centers for Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics. Please note that variations outside of this schedule are not recommended and can put your child at risk of serious illness.

USF Health's policy on immunizations (English or Spanish). 

Did you know that you can get your flu shot right in your doctor's office? Talk to your provider about getting the vaccine during one of your next visits.

USF Health is currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine for patients who are age 6 months or older. 

USF Pediatrics is dedicated to helping you and your family stay healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak. We are here to provide you and your family the care and guidance you may need during this stressful time. 

If you have a fever or a cough, please call our main number (813) 821-8700 or your sub-specialty provider. You can also send us a message via MyChart, the online connection to our USF Health doctors and providers. Please call or message USF Health prior to coming to USF Health for any of your appointments so that we can direct you to the right location. Depending on your symptoms and needs, you may be directed to specific locations.

For additional information and resources, check out our USF Health COVID-19 Patient Resources page.



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