Milestones Pediatric And Adolescent Care does not accept new patients whose parents or caregivers choose not to vaccinate or choose to delay recommended vaccines by more than 4 months. Parents or caregivers of established patients who choose not to vaccinate or delay vaccines by more than 4 months will be given a 1 month grace period to find another pediatrics practice. We will not be able to provide families with names of practices accepting unvaccinated or vaccine delayed patients. Milestones Pediatric and Adolescent Care strongly recommends vaccination at the recommended times. Please recognize that an unvaccinated or vaccine-delayed child is at higher risk of life-threatening illness, disability, and death than vaccinated children. Furthermore, an unvaccinated or vaccine-delayed child puts other children at risk, especially those who are too young for vaccination or those who cannot receive vaccinations for various reasons.
The children of our doctors and nurse practitioner have been fully vaccinated. All of our providers believe that vaccinating your children may be the single most important health-promoting and life-saving intervention that you can perform as parents. Public health policy exists to promote the well being of all the children in our community.
Our policy states: