Blog Archives

Happy Thanksgiving!

Best wishes for a Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Lewis Pediatrics. The office will be open on Friday, November 29th from 10 am -12 noon on a walk in basis. Phones will not be on.Open Saturday November 30th … Continue reading

Anytime Pediatrics Coming Soon!

We are in the final stages of implementing telemedicine through Anytime Pediatrics, a pediatric specific platform. Hopefully will be up and running in mid December. This will allow us to take care of certain conditions that can be handled without … Continue reading

Flu is Here

I have heard reports of influenza diagnosed in Emergency Departments. I diagnosed my first case today.  Harper recommends  “FLU BEFORE BOO.” Call today to schedule an appointment.

Ranitidine (Zantac) Recall

Some manufacturers of generic ranitidine tablets and capsules have voluntarily recalled their products due to concerns about low levels of a possible cancer producing substance in them (NDMA – which is also found in many foods, vegetables and even water … Continue reading

Measles in Monroe County

The Monroe County Department of Public Health is investigating a confirmed case of measles in a person who recently traveled to Monroe County. This individual was infectious in Monroe County from 9/17/19 – 9/20/19. MCDPH is looking to identify others … Continue reading

More on Vaping

Calls to the Upstate New York Poison Center in regards to vaping and the use of e-cigarettes have more than doubled this year.  In all of 2018 their call center received 52 calls.  In just 9 months this year, they … Continue reading

Vaping = Seriously Bad

According to the CDC, vaping caused 450 cases of severe lung disease and possibly 3 deaths in 33 states and 1 jurisdiction. Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center were interviewed on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt. They … Continue reading

School Buses

School is in session. Please pay attention to school buses, respect NY State law and   STOP!!!!!