Covid-19 Vaccine available for ages 12+

COPA urges all families to take advantage of any convenient access to the COVID vaccine for themselves and their eligible child as soon as possible, which protects family and friends around them and helps slow the spread of the virus. Children ages 12 and up are now...

Heavy Metals in Baby Food

Recently, in the news we’re reading reports of newer studies regarding the levels of metals found in processed baby foods and some types of rice. Take a look at this AAP article with specific ideas on how to minimize your child’s exposure. Can Heavy Metals...

COPA Presents Holiday Animated Light Show at Northwest Crossing

Central Oregon Pediatric Associates (COPA) is presenting each night through December 20th a holiday video lighting event at their location in the Northwest Crossing neighborhood in west Bend. Motorists can view the display on the corner of Mt Washington Drive and NW...

2020/2021 Flu Vaccine Now Available

With COVID-19, it’s more important than ever for kids to get the flu vaccine. It’s likely that both flu and COVID-19 viruses will be spreading at the same time this fall and winter, making it more important than ever that your child gets their flu vaccine. The vaccine...

7 Super Skills to Help a Friend with Mental Illness

Being supportive and positive while raising and guiding your child requires intentional language and good parenting skills. We all know how easy it is to be critical and irritated. The tips below are proven ways to be supportive of your family while teaching them self...