Please be aware that both Elmwood Pediatrics office locations will feature special hours for the upcoming holidays. … Continue reading
It’s that time of year again and flu shots are now available.
The Elmwood Pediatric Group is once again recommending that all children aged 6 months and older receive their influenza vaccine.
Please call to schedule an appointment during one of our upcoming clinics which offer convenient weekend hours. … Continue reading
New York has recently passed legislation which no longer allows for non-medical or religious exemptions from school vaccinations. This new law will help to keep all of our children safe from vaccine preventable diseases.
This law applies to all children attending daycare and in grades K-12 in all public, … Continue reading
The school year is winding down and our summer schedules are filling up!
If your child is due for a well visit, call now to schedule.
All children entering grades K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11 as well as anyone trying out for fall sports are required to have a physical within the past 12 months, … Continue reading
TO OUR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS & RETURNING COLLEGE STUDENTS:
As you make plans for next year, please be aware that most colleges require a physical examination. We recommend that you call now to schedule your physical between March and May. … Continue reading
Childhood vaccines can provide protection from 14 serious diseases.
Learn more about what to expect when your child receives vaccines with this “How Vaccines Work” video series put together by the Centers for Disease Control.
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Just ask any parent if raising children today is challenging. Most of us know the answer, but that challenge can be exacerbated if you are raising a child with ADHD. … Continue reading
In response to recent outbreaks of vaccine preventable illnesses, local pediatricians including some of our own at Elmwood Pediatrics have spoken out to discuss the importance of vaccines.
Vaccines are safe and effective and they save lives!
Check out the video below.
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Many parents may have questions regarding the recent cases of measles in the community.
Luckily, the MMR vaccine is highly effective! One dose of MMR gives 93% immunity and after the second dose your child has 97% immunity. The Monroe County Health Department is currently recommending continuing with our regular vaccine schedule. … Continue reading