Recent Our Blog

COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids Under 5: What You Should Know

balloon logo

When it comes to fighting COVID-19, we know there are many sources of information. We are grateful you trust Dr. Catherine Phillips to give you the answers you need and the care your family deserves. You can find the latest information about a vaccine for children under five here.

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

balloon logo

Did you know that you should start brushing your child’s teeth with fluoride anti-cavity toothpaste once he or she is ONE?  A smear of toothpaste twice a day, whether swallowed or spit, can help prevent cavities. PHILLIPS PEDIATRICS encourages early oral health and applies FLUORIDE varnish every 6 months until your child sees a dentist.

Dr. Catherine Phillips Voted Best of Oxford 2021

balloon logo

Help us congratulate Dr. Catherine Phillips on winning the category for Best Pediatrician in Oxford Magazine’s Best of Oxford 2021 Awards. Dr. Phillips is honored to have won this award and is dedicated to continuing to provide the exceptional care your children deserve.

Schedule Changes September 7-10 due to COVID Surge

balloon logo

Due to the current covid surge and some of our staff in quarantine, Phillips Pediatrics Walk-In clinic is closed Sept 7-10. All visits must be scheduled by our office. We continue to offer check-ups, same-day sick visits, urgent care, and covid testing daily.

Breastfeeding FAQs

balloon logo

Tips from Oxford’s Leading Lactation Consultants Congratulations on your choice to breastfeed your baby. It truly is the best nutritional start for your precious little one. Women throughout history have breastfed thriving babies and busy, modern day moms are no different!

A Q&A with our pediatrician, Dr. Catherine Phillips

balloon logo

Get to know pediatrician, Dr. Catherine Philips by reading this Q&A. Dr. Phillips is a board-certified pediatrician dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to children throughout Oxford, MS. Where did you grow up? The MS delta. Sometimes I thought our town was too small,

New Urgent Care Walk-In Hours

balloon logo

In order to continue to provide optimal care for our patients, we have updated our regular Daily Walk-In hours and added new Urgent Care Hours! Urgent Care Walk-Ins will be available on Mondays with D. Brooke Underwood, C-PNP. Our new Walk-In hours are listed below.

Frequently Asked Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccine

balloon logo

Updated 9/6/2021 Pfizer now FDA approved for 16 and older. What is the COVID-19 vaccine? The US has three COVID-19 vaccines. Pfizer’s mRNA vaccine is now FDA approved for ages 5 years and up. It is approved for adolescents age 5-12 and recommended for Emergency Use Authorization in response to the pandemic. 

Frequently Asked COVID-19 Questions

balloon logo

Updated 9/6/2021 Our clinic is understaffed due to covid quarantines the week of 9/7 through 9/10. Check-ups, newborns, sick visits, and covid testing will all be offered daily but will be separated in order to best protect everyone and accommodate as many patients as possible in this unprecedented time.