We are now booking flu shot appointments-you can call our office today to book your child’s appointment!


Revised Covid-19 Information 7/2021

Revised Practice Updates
Covid-19 Pandemic safety protocols remain in place but have been scaled back to reflect the progress on combating the virus within the community thanks to widespread vaccinations.

All persons 2 years and up who enter the office must wear a face mask, regardless of vaccination status.

The waiting room is open, but patients should call first before entering.

Patients will continue to socially distance while inside.

Entry is limited to essential guests only.

Sick patients are using a separate entrance and are not congregating in the waiting room.

Non-urgent appointments are rescheduled if Covid-19 symptoms are present among the patient's household members.

Extended hours to 5pm will resume in September 2021.
General Covid-19 Information
**We are following the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines (12/2020) to conduct in office cardiac screening for all children 5 years and older to determine risk of carditis and clearance to resume exercise/gym/sports.

We are vaccinating eligible aged patients for Covid-19 within the office.

Until vaccinated, continue to mask, social distance, and wash your hands frequently.

Do not send your child to daycare, camp, team sports nor school when ill nor if s/he has had close contact with someone who has or is under investigation for Covid-19. Proof of a negative test is required for us to write a note to return to above.

Are Vaccinations Safe for My Child?

The majority of parents choose to vaccinate their children according to the standard doctor-recommend schedule; however, many parents still have questions about vaccination. If you are wondering whether vaccinating your child is safe, the answer is yes: the United States currently has the safest vaccine supply in history and millions of children safely receive their vaccines every year. A vaccine can prevent infections and diseases that would once kill or cause lasting harm to infants, children, and adults. An unvaccinated child is at risk for contracting diseases such as whooping cough and measles, which can cause severe illness, pain, disability, and even death. A vaccine uses extremely small amounts of antigens to help your child’s immune system learn to recognize and fight serious diseases. Antigens are parts of germs that activate the immune system. This allows your child to gain future protection from a disease without getting sick.

While some children do experience side effects from their vaccines, the main effects tend to be extremely mild and go away within a few days. Serious side effects, such as severe allergic reactions, are extremely rare and medical professionals are trained to handle them if they do occur. In addition, all legitimate scientific and medical studies into vaccinations have concluded that there is no link between vaccinations and autism.

The disease-prevention benefits of vaccinating your child far outweigh the possible side effects for the vast majority of children. The only exceptions are cases where a child has a strong allergic reaction to a previous vaccine dose, a serious chronic medical condition (such as cancer), or a disease that weakens the immune system.

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A Guide to Children's Dental Health

Adoption: How to Talk With Your Child About Being Adopted

Babysitting Reminders

Bedtime - The Four B's

Beyond Screen Time: A Parent's Guide to Media Use

Brushing Your Toddler's Teeth

Bullying: It's Not OK

Child Sexual Abuse

Choosing a Pediatrician

Choosing Quality Child Care: What's Best for Your Family?

Connecting With your Community

Consequences for Actions

Contact Information

Co-Parenting Through COVID-19: Putting Your Children First

Dinnertime Conversation Strategies

Discipline and Your Child

Encourage Your Child to Be Physically Active

Encouraging Your Child

Establishing Chores and Routines

Everybody Gets Mad: Helping Your Child Cope with Conflict

Friends Are Important: Tips for Parents

Getting Children and Teens Outside While Physical Distancing for COVID-19

Getting Children to Listen the First Time

Giving Children the Responsibility for their Own Dinner

Giving Eye drops to your Toddler

Giving Positive Suggestions Rather Than Negative Reprimands

Growing Independence: Tips for Parents of Young Children

Handling Stressful Situations with your Child Effectively

Helping Children Help Themselves

Helping Your Child Cope With Life

Helping Your School-age Child Cope With Death

How to Prevent Tooth Decay in Your Baby

How to Teach Children About Rules

Humor Even for Vomiting Illnesses

Internet and Your Family, The

Is Your Toddler Communicating With You?

Listening to Kid Logic for a Compromise

Making Morning Struggles More Enjoyable

Media History

Medications, Administration of

No Rewards for Crying

Normal Weight and Height Guidelines

Not Giving In

Pacifier, Weaning from

Parenting in a Pandemic: Tips to Keep the Calm at Home

Parenting Your Infant

Picky Eaters

Playing Is How Toddlers Learn

Poison Control Hotline

Positive Reinforcement/Rewards

Potty Training for Boys

Potty Training for Girls

Predicting your Child

Protect Your Child...Prevent Poisoning

Ratings: Making Healthy Media Choices

Reading to Infants

Reading to Toddlers

Responding to Children's Emotional Needs During Times of Crisis: Information for Parents

Separation and Divorce: Keeping Your Children First

Should My Child Join a Clinical Trial?

Sibling Relationships

Sibling Rivalry

Single Parenting

Sleep Problems in Children

Start Reading to Your Child Early

Staying Cool When Things Heat Up

Talking With Your Teen: Tips for Parents

Talking With Your Young Child About Sex

Tantrums - Preparation is critical

Teaching Good Behavior: Tips on How to Discipline

Teen Dating Violence: Tips for Parents

Teen Suicide and Guns

Teen Suicide, Mood Disorder, and Depression

Teeth, Brushing of

Teething

Temper Tantrums

Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers

Tips for Parents of Adolescents

Trampolines: What You Need to Know

Traveling with Young Children

Trying New Foods

Welcome to the World of Parenting!

When Children Won't Eat Vegetables

When to Learn About Rules

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Transit Office Hours

4899 Transit Road Depew, NY 14043

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

(716) 558-5437