12/1/2021-We are giving the Covid-19 Pfizer vaccine for children 5 years & up and also have Covid-19 Pfizer booster vaccine available at our office-call to make an appointment.

For symptomatic Return to school/PCR Testing- go to link below-a Doctor script is not necessary for this site
https://www.ksldx.com/


Revised Covid-19 Practice Information (February 2022)

Revised Practice Updates
Genesee-Transit Pediatrics continues its commitment to protecting patients, visitors, and staff by requiring face masking for all persons 2 years of age and older (regardless of vaccine status) in all areas of the office.

The waiting room is open, but please call the office (ext. #4) from your car to let us know when you have arrived. Staff wil let you know when you may enter.

Entry is limited to essential guests.

Sick patients are directed to enter through the side door.

Advance and non-urgent appointments are rescheduled if Covid-19 symptoms are present among the patient or the accompanying adult.

100% of staff are vaccinated against Covid-19.
General Covid-19 Information
Refer to the Erie County DOH website for information about the latest isolation/quarantine recommendations.
https://www2.erie.gov/health/index.php?q=coronavirus

Refer to the Erie County DOH website to report a positive at-home test and to obtain/complete the Affirmation Documents (isolation or quarantine) as needed by your child's school or your employer for justification of absence.

The American Academy of Pediatrics and all our doctors recommend Covid-19 vaccinations for all age eligible children. You may call us to book an appointment for your child's vaccine.

Do not send your child to daycare, camp, team sports nor school when ill.

Proof of a negative test will be required if you need us to write a note for your child to return to activities.

There are no legitimate medical reasons for a mask exemption. Please do not request one.

CARDIAC CLEARANCE after Covid-19 infection
Please read to see if your child needs to schedule a cardiac clearance exam with us after infection with Covid-19.

Any "YES" answers require an in-office cardiac assessment exam:
  • Is your child ≥12 years of age and engaged in varsity sports or high intensity/highly competitive sports?
  • For children ≥5 years of age:
    • Did your child have fever (≥ 100.4) for 4 days (96 hours) or more?
    • Do your child have either chills, severe muscle aches, or severe fatigue for ≥7 days.
    • Since the Covid infection did your child experience chest pain or shortness of breath?
    • Since the Covid infection did your child pass out or feel as if they were going to pass out?
    • Did your child mention anything to you about their heart or heart beats?
    • Was your child hospitalized for Covid-19?
    • Does your child see a cardiologist on a regular basis?

Emergency Pediatric & Prenatal Care in Western, NY

Your child’s well-being is our primary concern, and we are dedicated to providing your child with care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and holidays.

Our physicians are on-site at our two offices Monday through Saturday (including evening hours Monday through Thursday). We encourage you to call us for all urgent medical concerns during these times. We will accommodate your child’s needs at our office. Call our main number, (716) 558-5437, during regular office hours.

Life happens! Sometimes illness and accidents occur after hours. Our on-call physicians or nurses are available overnight and on weekends and holidays to provide you with advice. Please call our answering service (716) 827-1684, so we can help you decide if you need to take your child to the Emergency Room or provide you with advice to get you through the night. When the offices are closed the main office number will direct you to our answering service. If your call has not been returned within one half hour, please call the answering service again and ask to have the page to the doctor repeated. If this is a true emergency dial 911.

Keep Us in the Loop

If your child does need immediate attention after hours in an Emergency room, we appreciate a call before you go. When you call us first, we will recommend an appropriate facility. We will call the facility with our concerns. When we call the facility in advance of your arrival, we request and receive direct communication at the conclusion of the visit. This ensures that we remain involved in your child’s care for improved continuity when you return to our office for follow up care.

 

Transit Office Hours

4899 Transit Road Depew, NY 14043

Monday – Friday: 8am-4pm
Saturday: 8am-12pm

(716) 558-5437