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Illnesses, Infections and Disease

Despite their microscopic size, viruses are responsible for many childhood illnesses. When viruses invade human cells, they take over the cell's machinery to reproduce. As they grow in number they can cause illnesses, some of which can be serious.


When suspecting something may be going on with your child or they are experiencing ongoing symptoms of sickness or fatigue, we recommend that you call and talk to our triage nurses or make an appointment with your provider right away. We are here for you to figure out what is going on and the best way to treat your child.


Here are some articles and resources for specific illnesses, infections and diseases from our providers: