Wow! Tree pollens have hit HIGH already! It’s slightly suppressed due to the cold temps but will bounce right back up! Are you ready? Get ready! As pollens are ready to GO!!! Here, you know it’s spring when the cherry blossoms open, but that means the tree pollens release.
Welcome to Allergy Associates of Northern Virginia, PLLC, the office of Dr. Sally Joo Bailey. Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates regarding the practice, hours and allergy updates.
Sally Joo Bailey, M.D. and Bhavini Trivedi, MD– are both Diplomates of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology Specializing in Adult and Pediatric Allergy & Asthma
We are conveniently located at the Virginia Hospital Center Complex in Arlington, Virginia. where we offer comprehensive adult and pediatric allergy evaluation, education and treatment of allergies, asthma, cough, congestion, post nasal drip, food allergy, eczema, hives, eye allergy, and chronic sinusitis. Our goals are to provide you with the highest quality of effective treatment of your symptoms. In reaching our goals, your symptoms of allergy, asthma and other allergic conditions should be minimized, leading to improved quality of life.
WTOP 103.5 FM : Stress can make spring allergies worse: http://www.wtop.com/41/3594482/Stress-can-make-spring-allergies-worse
Washington Post: Good bye polar vortex, hello pollen vortex: http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/tidal-wave-of-pent-up-pollen-could-be-headed-our-way/2014/04/02/39e22592-b9e7-11e3-a397-6debf9e66e65_story.html
Closing and Changes: Updates on office hours, news, tips and more can be found on the AllergyNVA News page. Recent items are also listed in the right hand column.
Regular Shot Hours: Shot hours are Monday from 1pm – 4pm, Tuesday from 9am – 11:30am & 1pm – 4:30pm (til 4:55pm by appt), Thursday from 9am – 11:30am & 1pm – 4:30pm, and Friday from 7:30am – 9am . Click here for further details about shots.
Cluster Shot Hours: by appointment only at 9:00am and 1:00pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Patients can received 2-3 shot doses in one day. Must wait 1 hour bt each injection. There is closer monitoring and more frequent vitals taken. Patients should take their antihistamines the day before, day of and day after.
Xolair & Nucala Administration: by appointment only, 9:00am -3:00pm during office hours. Please call the office 40 minute prior to arrival (703) 558-6040 and speak with a staff member (do not leave a voicemail) so that we may prepare your medication. Once mixed, the medication is only viable for a couple of hours.
Sick Policy: Please Note: if you or your child are ill, for example has an upper respiratory illness (cold, RSV, croup, cough, or fever), please reschedule your appt. We have patients who are immune suppressed due to immune deficiencies and are more prone to serious complications even from the common cold. Please see you primary care physician or urgent care for acute illness.