News & Events

Christie Clinic Department of Pediatrics in Mahomet Now Offering Extended Hours and Same-Day Appointments

Christie Clinic Department of Pediatrics in Mahomet located at 1001 Commercial Dr., Mahomet will be offering extended hours and same-day appointments for non-emergent pediatric conditions including allergies, infections, and colds starting April 5, 2021. In the Department of Pediatrics, Dr. Michael Palazzolo diagnoses and treats childhood illnesses and promotes wellness care to aid in childhood … Continued

Strep vs. Covid

Sore throat, fever, cough? Christie Clinic’s Dr. Whitney Gutierrez shares the differences, and similarities, between strep and COVID-19 symptoms.

School Physicals

Christie Clinic is encouraging parents while the school year may have just ended to schedule a school physical soon. Starting school physical appointments now will allow Christie Clinic Department of Pediatrics and Department of Family Medicine to best serve all patients while maintaining a safe visit environment. Enhanced precautions are in place to keep patients and … Continued

Christie Clinic Presents “Small Talk” Classes

Christie Clinic’s Department of Pediatrics will be offering free “Small Talk” classes for caretakers to learn more about infant care, vaccines for babies, as well as provider proper bathing technique demonstration. This class will be held from 5:45pm-6:45pm on the following dates: Tuesday, September 24th The classes will be held on the 2nd Floor at … Continued

School & Sports Physicals

Our providers can determine whether your child meets the physical requirements to participate in sports. We also can provide the physical exams and immunizations required of all children before they attend school. Providers will examine your child and review your family’s health history to help identify and resolve health problems that might interfere with your … Continued

Christie Clinic Welcomes Dr. Whitney Gutierrez to the Department of Pediatrics

Christie Clinic is pleased to welcome Dr. Whitney Gutierrez to the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Gutierrez will be located at the Clinic at 1801 West Windsor Road in Champaign. The Department of Pediatrics provides wellness checks, acute care for child sick visits, as well as perform school physicals. Dr. Gutierrez completed her Pediatric Internship and … Continued

Extended Summer Hours

Christie Clinic in Urbana’s Dept. of Pediatrics will have extended hours this summer from 9 am-6 pm on the below dates. Call 217.344.9440 to schedule an appt. June 18, 20, 26 and 29 July 2,17,19 and 26 Aug 3, 8,10,14,16, 27 and 30

Cervical Health Awareness

January is Cervical Health Awareness month. Nearly 13,000 women in the United States are diagnosed with cervical cancer each year, but it is preventable with appropriate screening. Screening plays an important role in the detection and early treatment of cervical cancer. Cervical cancer usually develops slowly over time. Before cancer appears in the cervix, there … Continued

Recommendations for Flu Vaccination in Pediatric Patients

Flu season is almost here and Christie Clinic will be offering the flu vaccine starting September 30th, 2017 (for other dates and locations, please visit You can also contact your Pediatrician to schedule an appointment. October through May is the peak period in the United States when increased incidence of the flu are diagnosed. The … Continued

Common Questions Regarding Back to School Physicals

BY: Dr. Maria Maranon, Christie Clinic While we would like summer to last forever, it won’t be long until the school bell rings. That means it’s time to schedule your child’s back to school physical.  Some children will need a back to school or sports physical before they return in the fall. Here are some … Continued