Entries by Melissa Messer

Helping our friends at Note in the Pocket!

Cary/Fuquay/Apex Peds is having a clothing drive for our friends at Note in the Pocket until October 26! Drop off new or gently used clothing or shoes to any of our 3 offices & we’ll take care of the rest!  Need ideas on what to donate? Check out their Amazon Wish List – purchase your items & mail to the office – You don’t even have to leave home!  Help us help them! Amazon Wish List

Note to our patients with Medicaid Direct insurance

We are writing to let you know of some changes coming to your child’s Medicaid insurance. All those patients with Medicaid Direct (except those who are in foster care) will have their insurance coverage change to a managed care group, which depends on the county you live in. For example, Wake County uses Alliance, and Harnett County uses Sandhills. These regional plans will start being your child’s main insurance on December 1, 2022. You will be receiving information from NC Medicaid about some upcoming dates and instructions to make sure your child gets assigned appropriately, and you get to choose your child’s doctor. August 15, 2022: Open Enrollment started: you can go online and choose your medical provider. October 15, 2022: If you have not chosen your provider but this point, you are assigned to one (and the computers try to pick the doctor or practice you have seen most often). But it would be best for you to do this yourself. At this moment, Cary, Apex, and Fuquay-Varina Pediatrics has only recently contracted with Alliance (Wake County). We fully expect to participate also with Vaya, and Sandhills plans. If you live in a county that does not work with one of these three plans, we will most likely not be able to be your child’s doctor. Our name is probably not yet listed on the Medicaid website for Alliance, so please be patient. We do plan to be fully participating before the October 15 deadline for auto-enrollment, and will reach out to you all as soon as we have everything in place for the remaining plans. We value the trust you have given our practice and our providers to be the medical home for your children. And we look forward to continuing to do so in the coming years. Cary, Apex, and Fuquay-Varina Pediatrics

Get Your Flu Shot!

Flu vaccine has arrived! Each office got a partial shipment today & we are ready to protect our patients! Give the office a call to schedule an appointment. We have a few after-hour appointment options, with more expected next month. We look forward to seeing you!

Flu clinics!

We have several open flu clinics open – with daytime & evening hours available.  At this time, we will have flu clinics at our Apex & Cary locations only due to unexpected issues with staffing.  We apologize for the inconvenience, and hope you will take advantage of the dates & times at our other two offices.  Call the office today to get your flu vaccine!

Flu Vaccine is Here

We have flu & COVID-19 vaccines available at each office. We have various days & times available & are excited to have several drive-thru clinics again this year! Please call your office to schedule your flu shot today!