We received 30 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for our patients 12 years and up. Please call to schedule an appointment. We have access to as many doses as we need, but wanted to start small to ramp up the process. … Continue reading
Monday, the FDA approved the Pfizer vaccine for everyone 12 and older. (Yes we do recommend the vaccine). The Moderna vaccine is close behind in the process. We are waiting to hear from the CDC and NY State Department of Health with instructions on when we can begin administering it in our office. … Continue reading
Beginning May 1st, Dr. Wirt and I will share after hours and weekend call with Legacy Pediatrics. We have known Dr. Janet Casey and Dr. Alice Taylor for years and are thrilled that they will share coverage with us. We are sorry to part ways with Pathway Pediatrics, … Continue reading
From the NY State Commissioner of Health,
“As the CDC and FDA have said, any adverse events related to the Johnson &
Johnson vaccine ‘appear to be extremely rare’ and, ‘People who have received
the J&J vaccine who develop severe headache, … Continue reading
Currently anyone over the age of 16 is eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. I have received numerous questions about whether or not I recommend the vaccine.
I do recommend getting the vaccine. The vaccines are safe. The side effects are minimal. … Continue reading
Most of you have probably read or heard that starting April 6th, anyone 16 years and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. That is awesome news. Currently the Pfizer vaccine is approved for 16 years and older, Moderna and Johnson & … Continue reading
It is with great sadness that acknowledge the passing of Dr. David Shuttleworth on March 19th, 2021. Many of you will remember him as a doctor with whom I shared call. In 1981, he and Dr. Donald Frank (my pediatrician) welcomed me into the private practice of pediatrics. … Continue reading
Great news today. The CDC has reviewed a number of studies that found distancing 3 feet instead of 6 feet in schools was equally safe. Today they have published recommendations that all schools can function with 3 feet distancing as long as masks are worn and transmission rates of COVID-19 are “low.” … Continue reading
Happy March everyone. Hope you all are well.
Starting today, we are sending out appointment reminders via text message and email. This is very dependent on whether or not we have up to date records so the rollout might be a little spotty. … Continue reading
Happy Valentine’s Day!
It has been awhile… I guess it means there has been nothing pressing to pass on. From a COVID-19 standpoint, the numbers are improving with rates hovering around 2% now. It is still very important to wear masks, … Continue reading