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Measles Update

A 4th case of measles has been identified. Another unimmunized child and neighbor of cases 2 and 3. The County and State Health Departments have not issued any new recommendations, despite what has been reported on the news. MMR vaccines … Continue reading

Measles Status

Currently the Health Department has not issued any new recommendations regarding Measles immunization. The current recommendation is for the first dose of MMR after the first birthday and a second dose at 4-6 years.  I will update any further recommendations … Continue reading

Measles in Spencerport

2 cases of measles in Spencerport School https://13wham.com/news/local/two-children-stricken-with-measles-in-spencerport I cannot stress the importance of immunization. They say “beliefs are strong than scientific facts.” We are taking a huge step backwards in terms of public health. Measles was predicted to be … Continue reading

PingMD

Don’t forget, you can reach me via pingMD with non-urgent questions and problems from 9 am til 10 pm daily. This provides you with a level of care consistent with concierge medication and can save you a trip to an … Continue reading

Generic Ibuprofen Recall

Tris Pharma, Inc. is recalling three lots of infant liquid ibuprofen sold at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar stores. The products affected are sold under brand names, “Equate Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension,” “CVS Health Infants’ Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension,” … Continue reading

Influenza is Definitely Here.

Just diagnosed and confirmed my first case of Influenza A today. The flu is definitely in upstate NY. It is not too late to get your influenza immunization.  Please call to set up an appointment. 

Influenza is here.

Influenza is here and it means business this year. There have been 2 reported pediatric deaths (both in children who had not yet received their vaccines). PLEASE call and schedule appointments to get your children immunized.

AFM (Acute Flaccid Myelitis)

AFM, a very rare complication associated with EV-D68 – one of hundreds of non-polio enteroviruses that cause common infections such as colds, diarrhea, hand, foot and mouth disease among a few — has been reported in NY. These viruses are … Continue reading