2020 Practice News
For almost 50 years the specialists at Atlanta Allergy & Asthma have served the people of Atlanta and North Georgia and we will be here for you, our patients, through this public health crisis. We have closely monitored the rapidly evolving pandemic and implemented safety measures while still providing care to those who need it.
The team at Atlanta Allergy & Asthma continues to monitor daily for new information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). For your convenience, we have gathered our past Patient Updates in one place.
Starting Monday, 3/23, we are rolling out telehealth visits with the goal of greatly reducing the number of patients coming to our offices. We continue to take precautions to promote social distancing and minimize the risk of COVID-19 exposure while still providing care to those that need it.
Spring pollen got you down? Check out our tips for surviving high pollen days.
The #AtlantaAllergyPollenCount will be available on the weekends starting Saturday, March 21, and continue through peak pollen season.
We have promised to keep you updated during this unprecedented time. One thing has proven true — this is a rapidly evolving public health crisis.
While the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is a rapidly changing and fluid situation from a public health perspective, we are committed to keeping you informed and to taking care of you, our patients.
Some of the most common ways people combat their spring allergy symptoms may not be providing relief at all. Here are five common mistakes and advice on how to better control the sneezing and wheezing that comes with pollen season.
We are trying to help as many allergy sufferers as possible this spring season! Because high demand makes our phone schedulers very busy this time of year, we provide additional options for your convenience.
The physicians at Atlanta Allergy & Asthma are closely monitoring the coronavirus outbreak via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), and the World Health Organization (WHO). As the virus and protocols around the outbreak are evolving, we are working to protect our patients, providers, and staff.
As often occurs in Atlanta and the southeast, we begin to get spurts of warmer temperatures leading up to Spring. These warmer temps encourage trees like Juniper, Elm, Birch, and Maple to release pollens that we normally do not see until the spring months. What does that mean for you?
On Friday, January 31st the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug for treatment of peanut allergy for children. Palforzia is indicated for children with peanut allergy to reduce the risk of severe allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, that may occur with accidental exposure to peanuts.
If you are allergic to grass pollen, you might be a candidate for sublingual grass pollen tablets. January is the time to start this therapy in advance of the grass pollen season.
If you are perpetually stuffy, have itchy eyes, and pressure in your head during winter, you might suffer from what is often called “winter allergies.” Because you are indoors more during the colder months often with little ventilation, you are exposed to indoor allergens like mold, dust mites, and animal dander.