Pediatric Associates Receives Gold Award by the WVDIS

Pediatric Associates, a United Physicians Care (UPC) practice, affiliated with United Hospital Center (UHC), recently received the Gold Award for Immunization Services from the West Virginia Division of Immunization Services (WVDIS). The mission of WVDIS is to prevent and control vaccine-preventable diseases among the children, adolescents, and adults of West Virginia.

The goal of Pediatric Associates is to help your child develop lifelong healthy habits, from birth through adolescence. Drs. Momen, Phillips, and Policano have a combined pediatric experience of more than 50 years.

WVDIS administers the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program that provides free vaccines to eligible children age 18 and under. Eligible children are those without health insurance, those enrolled in Medicaid, American Indian and Alaskan natives, and those with health insurance that does not cover some or all vaccines.

This federally funded program is available at more than 400 health care provider locations across the state. Children with insurance through the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) are also eligible for free vaccines at all the provider locations participating in the VFC program.

Pediatric Associates is located at 7 Chenoweth Drive, Bridgeport. For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 304-842-5777.

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