When it comes to the health and well-being of your child, you want to find the right physician for you and your family.
Covenant Medical Center has a highly-trained, professional network of physicians and pediatricians to help your child maintain good health, and overcome illness when it happens. Covenant’s physicians, nurses and other medical personnel are on staff and specialize in areas such as pediatrics, neonatology and family practice care. We offer a variety of healthcare specialists, including the area's only pediatric cardiologist. These specialists treat and manage rare diseases and health conditions for all age groups.
Offering the very finest in quality care, our health care professionals can provide the medical attention you need to nurse your child back to good health.
Immunizations and Your Growing Child
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), their recommended immunization schedule is designed to protect infants and children early in life. These are the years that children are most vulnerable and can be exposed to potentially life-threatening diseases.
Click Here to view the CDC’s recommended Immunization Schedule for newborns to six years of age.
Protect Your Child from Poison
According to the Iowa Statewide Poison Control Center, in the United States alone, over 1.2 million children, five years old or under, were exposed to potential poisons in 2008. These exposures were accidental and could have been prevented.
Visit the Iowa Statewide Poison Control Center to learn more about how you can protect your child from potentially poisonous items in and around your home.
If you have an emergency situation in which you think your child may be poisoned, please call the Poison Help Line at 800.222.1222 immediately. It is answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is free of charge.