Texas Tech Physicians — Pediatrics has scheduled an open house celebration and asthma awareness event from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at 701 W. Fifth St.
The community is invited to see their newly renovated pediatric clinic and services they offer. Also, in recognition of Asthma Awareness Month, Texas Tech Physicians will provide information about the disease, a news release from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center stated.
Currently, 20 percent of school children in Ector County are affected with asthma and it is the No. 1 reason for school absences and increased hospitalizations, the release stated. Texas Tech Physicians is hosting the community outreach event to help educate the community about this and other pediatric health issues.
Texas Tech Physicians — Pediatrics offers care for the following:
- ADHD management
- Adolescent care
- Follow up NICU and newborn care
- Hearing and vision screenings
- School and sport physicals
- Sick child visits
- Treatment of childhood illness
- Well child exams