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NYS Child Carseat Laws

NYS Child Passenger Safety Laws: What’s Changing

This information is taken from The New York State Website. New York State law requires all children to be restrained in an appropriate child restraint system while riding in a motor vehicle, until they reach their 8th birthday. Effective November 1, 2019, all children under the age of 2 must ride in a rear-facing car seat. Safety… Read More

When to visit an urgent care

When to go to Urgent Care and when to call your Pediatrician

Parenting is complicated. You’ve got to make a lot of decisions, and when it comes to your sick little one, you want to make the right decision quickly. So, how do you decide when to take your child to an Urgent Care, Emergency Room, or Primary Care Physician? This is a simple question with a… Read More

Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Turkey

Food handling errors and inadequate cooking are the most common problems that lead to poultry-associated foodborne disease outbreaks in the United States.1 Follow these four food safety tips to help you safely prepare your next holiday turkey meal.

FLUency FACTS: What You Need to Know About the Flu

Flu season occurs in the fall and winter. While influenza viruses circulate year-round, most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February, but activity can last as late as May. Since we are in the peak of flu season, it’s important to stay up to date on flu facts and what you should… Read More

Well Child Visits & Check Ups are Important

Well Child Visits Foster Growth & Child Development The American Academy of Pediatrics has an established schedule of checkups at pre-set intervals during a child’s development. These appointments are the equivalent of annual physical for an adult. The schedule also tends to follow the immunization requirements so that your child is prepared for each step… Read More