COVID-19 Vaccines: Are They Safe for Everyone?

George Delgado, MD While the causes are not known, we can assume that some had fever, malaise, muscle aches and diarrhea, known vaccine adverse effects. Perhaps some frail elderly cannot tolerate and push through the vaccine’s side effects the way younger people can. Only 4.3% of the patients in the Pfizer-BioNTech study, that led the…

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Therapies for COVID-19

George Delgado, MD Many different medications have shown some promise in treating COVID-19 either in the laboratory or in patients. Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine were early crowd favorites. There were anecdotal reports of great promise and a (then) unpublished, uncontrolled study by Dr. Vladimir Zelenko in New York that looked very promising. A group associated with…

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Escondido Consolidation

The business of healthcare is challenging and the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the pressure we are all experiencing. To ensure that we remain on strong financial footing, we have made the decision to consolidate our medical services to our Escondido office at 362 Mission Avenue, Suite 105, Escondido 92025. This transition will be gradual and…

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COVID-19 Vaccines are Here

George Delgado, MD What usually takes 10 years was accomplished in less than one. The research and development of COVID-19 vaccines, including Operation Warp speed was quite remarkable. Front line medical workers are already being vaccinated. Vulnerable patients in nursing homes should be following soon. Currently, there are two vaccines that have received emergency use…

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Flu Vaccine Season 2020

Flu season is upon us again. At COLFS Medical Clinic, we offer the influenza vaccine to all people age six months and older.  There are some exceptions to the recommendations, mainly related to previous adverse reactions to influenza vaccine. Ultimately, as the patient or parent, it is your decision whether or not you or your…

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COLFS Medical Clinic COVID-19 Pandemic Response

The safety, health and well-being of our patients is of the utmost importance to us as we chart the uncertain waters of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are blessed and honored that many have entrusted their care to us. We want to reassure you that every member of our team is giving 100% in our efforts…

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Abortion Pill Rescue FAQs

If you have changed your mind after taking the abortion pill there is a chance you can save your pregnancy.  An antidote is available to work to stop the effects of the abortion pill.  It is not uncommon for a woman to have feelings of regret after taking the abortion pill.  At COLFS Medical Clinic…

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Considering an Abortion? Here’s the Info You Need

Considering an abortion? Be sure to get all the abortion information you need to make an informed decision and find support.

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Pregnancy Confirmation Ultrasound Services

The main reason you should get an ultrasound is simply to see how far along you are in your pregnancy.  With this safe and accurate procedure you will also be able to detect the fetal heartbeat, determine the baby’s age and approximate due date. One of the most exciting services we offer at COLFS Medical…

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What Women Should Know Before Choosing the Pill: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

Informed women know that understanding risks and benefits can help them when it comes to deciding what is best for them. This is especially true when it comes to taking the Pill or any hormonal contraception. If you are one of the 61 million women in the US [1] who have used hormonal contraception or…

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